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Bramham Wiltshire Horns

  • Joined Oct 2014
  • leeds
  • Bramham flock Wiltshire Horns
Alternate weighing scales
« on: February 20, 2019, 07:49:49 pm »
For us that don’t have any scales what do people use to weigh day old lambs

Voss Electric Fence


  • Joined Sep 2011
  • West Yorks
Re: Alternate weighing scales
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2019, 08:37:47 pm »
I splashed out on some luggage scales, either aldi or lidl, pop baby in a sack for 2 mins

Black Sheep

  • Joined Sep 2015
  • Briercliffe
    • Monk Hall Farm
Re: Alternate weighing scales
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2019, 07:10:11 pm »
Same here. Just use a look of rope to hook under front armpits and just in front of the back legs and hook this on to the scale.


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