Sheep

Caring for Sheep Over Summer

Caring for Sheep Over Summer
Kirsten 15/11/2018 0
Running sheep on your small farm? Your goal for summer is for your ewes to be ready for Autumn mating season. Let your ewes maintain a healthy weight by keeping flystrike, worms, and foot rot and la...
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How to Drench Sheep & Lambs Effectively

How to Drench Sheep & Lambs Effectively
22/10/2017 0
Types of Drench Drenches come in two main types: broad spectrum and narrow spectrum. Broad spectrum drenches are designed to treat a wide range of internal parasites in sheep and lambs. A narrow sp...
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How to Trim Sheep Hooves - Step-by-Step

How to Trim Sheep Hooves - Step-by-Step
20/09/2017 0
One of the least enjoyable, but very necessary duties of the shepherd is trimming sheep hooves. If you're just getting started or have somehow (miraculously) been able to pass this off to a friend (or...
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What does the animal need from its feed?

What does the animal need from its feed?
02/11/2016 0
Water Water is not a strictly a nutrient but it is essential to life.  Muscle for example contains 80% water, fat 20-30% and bone in a young animal 70-80%.  Animals will survive for a long time witho...
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A Beginners' Guide to Feeding Lambs

A Beginners' Guide to Feeding Lambs
08/08/2016 0
There are many ways to feed lambs. One method is not better than another. There are various pros and cons associated with each feeding program. The appropriate feeding program is usually affected by t...
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Lamb Feeding Easier with Milk Train

Lamb Feeding Easier with Milk Train
15/09/2015 0
Where you have a good group of healthy lambs all growing at relatively the same rates, setting up a system like the Milk Train lamb feeder is a very easy way to get the group fed in one go.  The Milk...
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