That means that, instead of having a week's window to save sheep trapped beneath the snow, you have seen a situation where farmers only have a 24 to 48-hour period to safely dig out their stock, before exhaustion brings on twin lamb disease and causes a quick death.
What does TLD stand for?
TLD stands for Twin Lamb Disease (metabolic condition)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Avoid twin lamb disease by ensuring late pregnant ewes have feed every four hours.
Signs are loss of body condition, poorer fertility, mastitis, increased twin lamb disease, smaller and weaker lambs born leading to increased mortality, lower volume of and poorer-quality colostrum and milk, leading to reduced lamb growth rates.
For example, it gives a reminder of exactly how much energy a ewe requires in the final 10 weeks of pregnancy to prevent twin lamb disease and goes on to state the benefits of not only scanning, but also body condition scoring ewes.