Key Infrastructure for Productivity

SheepNet Solution Turkey

Country: Turkey

Dairy or/and meat sheep: Meat

Source of information: Research, Vet Newsletters, Bulletin of Ministry of Agr.

Level of solution: Knowledge 

Aim: To improve external and internal environment for lamb health


  • Leaflet “What to do during delivery-after birth”
  • Booklet on simple hygiene preventions in indoor.
  • Simple hygiene precautions increase lamb health and resilience.
  • Different lamb production systems under extreme conditions (mismothering, etc)

Expected benefits: Increased lamb health after delivery and improved production

Prerequisites and/or limits:

  •  Farmers has to assist during and after delivery, that has a lot advantages but also time spending issue,
  • Climatic factors influence new born health, thus basic requirements have to be considered for harsh conditions
  • Farmers need to know the weak points of his flock and alternative physical modifications in the barn
  • Climate for extensive farmers in the alpine region is an extra handicap they have to cope.

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Country Turkey          
Partner TOGEN          
Topic Lamb Mortality /Ewe-Lamb          
Issue Lamb Health          
Solution No/Name 50-Key Infrastructure for Productivity          
Service provider/technicians+vet or farmers          
Benefit expected Increase productivity

-less abortion
less workload

better labor organisation
better feed management

less stress for the farmer
Is the solution suitable for various production systems Y   Meat
If no - for which system              
What are the asset costs   <100 100-500 500-1000 1000-10000 >10000
What are the maintenance costs   <50 50-100 100-500 500-1000 >1000
Any limits to its applicability    
Work Load
  Farmers Service provider/tech.-vet-others          
How much time is required to prepare and implement the solution 1 day - 1 week   <1 day 1 day - 1 week >=1week    
How many people is needed to implement the solution? 1 person            
How long it takes to get results? >=1week Immediate <1 day 1 day - 1 week >=1week  
How long it takes to see  an effect on sheep productivity? current production period current production period next production period >next production period    
  Farmers Service provider/technicians-vet-others          
What kind of equipment/tool are necessary?              
Skill/Knowledge-Training (farmer)
Does the solution need any specific skill/knowledge or training? yes          
How much time will be required for training 1 day           
Wider Environment
Is there any particular regulation link to the solution? no          
Does the solution need any particular structure or organisation? no          


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