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Author Topic: not sure what to do with ewes  (Read 1304 times)

raygezer

  • Joined Jan 2011
  • brittany
not sure what to do with ewes
« on: January 14, 2015, 06:21:36 am »
Hi folks i bet other sheep owners have have this problem.for one reason and onother i left lambs and ewes together almost up untill the lambs went for.meat i did seperate the ram lambs whe i saw how active they were with the girls .the problem is it now looks like they might of caught some of my older ewes .they.wernt supposed to start lambing untill.april some of the girls are BIG the question is how much do i now feed them as i lamb in the bsrn i will bing all the big girls in this week.sorry its been so long any ideas.please thanx

Marches Farmer

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Herefordshire
Re: not sure what to do with ewes
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2015, 08:53:01 am »
Can you get them scanned?   Ram lambs will often do practice runs from a very young age but the ram lambs we occasionally send out on hire if folks have left booking until too late for a shearling have never had any problems with fertility by six months old. 

raygezer

  • Joined Jan 2011
  • brittany
Re: not sure what to do with ewes
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2015, 09:30:20 am »
Thats what i am afraid of the only scanning is by a vet .

 

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