Common Lambing Problems – 7 Dangerous Newborn Lamb Illnesses

Common Lambing Problems – 7 Dangerous Newborn Lamb Illnesses

Even with all the right tools and plenty of experience, lambing season can still be a particularly challenging time. There are so many things that can go wrong to complicate a lamb's birth that sometimes we wonder how some ewes would ever have gotten by without

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Essential Lambing Equipment for Sheep Farming

Essential Lambing Equipment for Sheep Farming

Perhaps the most exciting and taxing time of year for sheep farmers, lambing season begins in January and lasts well into April, or depending on where you are, even May! Now is the time to make sure that you have full stocks of all the essential lambing equipment

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The Ultimate Lambing Guide: Tail Docking

The Ultimate Lambing Guide: Tail Docking

For most farmers who rear lambs tail docking is a standard practice. Some may view it as a cruel practice, one that is carried out more for the benefit of the farmer that the animal itself; but this would in an incorrect assumption. Tail docking is not carried

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The Ultimate Lambing Guide: Caring For Newborns

The Ultimate Lambing Guide: Caring For Newborns

As discussed in part one of this, Tanner Trading’s Ultimate Lambing Guide, just over 50% of lambs die as a result of non-congenital, infectious diseases, starvation or over exposure to harsh elements. This means that, for the most part, these deaths

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The Ultimate Lambing Guide: The Lead Up To Lambing

The Ultimate Lambing Guide: The Lead Up To Lambing

Over half of the deaths faced by new born lambs can be attributed to non-congenital diseases or result from exposure to harsh elements. There are many steps that you can take to increase their chances outside the womb, but that does not mean steps cannot be

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