Iodine deficiency in lambs highlighted by increased occurrence of goitres in the Central West

Ben Jaffrey
Updated October 23 2023 - 5:17pm, first published 6:00am
Three stillborn lambs were found with goitres at a Central West property. Picture supplied
Three stillborn lambs were found with goitres at a Central West property. Picture supplied

A Central West producer has had three stillborn lambs, at the end of lambing, with goitres in lambs indicating there having been an iodine deficiency in the ewe during pregnancy.

Ben Jaffrey

Ben Jaffrey

Content curator/journalist

Ben is a content curator and journalist for The Land. He has been with ACM since 2015 and first worked at The Area News and then at the Northern Daily Leader. Ben first joined ACM Agri as a digital journalist for all seven agricultural mastheads in 2022 before shifting to The Land full-time in 2023.

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