Lamb castration & tail docking (YouTube video)



Participated in FAS video for You Tube describing animal welfare issues associated with castration and tail-docking of lambs and possible solutions being tested by SRUC.

Period28 Mar 2022

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleLamb castrations & tail docking
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletYouTube video
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Description"Castration and tail docking are essential management procedures on farms across the country. As we strive for high welfare standards of production across the country, the issue of tail docking and castration is often questioned. This video highlights best practice for castration and tail docking and also discusses changes in management to reduce the need to perform these procedures." (Scotland's Farm Advisory Service, YouTube)
    Producer/AuthorScotland's Farm Advisory Service
    PersonsKenneth Rutherford