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Shire1980

  • Joined May 2018
banding tup lambs
« on: June 01, 2019, 11:44:19 am »
Just got my lambs in to weigh them there and i've noticed i havent banded 2 of the tup lambs correctly as both bits are still there.
Will this have damaged them in any way as now i've lost my tup and wouldn't mind keeping back the best one of the 2
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shep53

  • Joined Jan 2011
  • Argyll
Re: banding tup lambs
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2019, 12:42:02 pm »
Are you saying the ring stayed on so most of the sac has gone and both testicles are felt as lumps just out of the body , if so then they are probably infertile due to the higher temperature killing the sperm  ,   in a very cold winter THEN  it not unknown for such animals to be briefly fertile

Shire1980

  • Joined May 2018
Re: banding tup lambs
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2019, 01:12:07 pm »
Yeah the testicles are there but the sack has gone i'll not chance it then.
I'll need to be more careful next year.

 

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