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shep53

  • Joined Jan 2011
  • Dumfries & Galloway
Re: Best time for ram lamb to have a vasectomy
« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2014, 06:19:47 pm »
 ALL in price ,did 2 for me and 2 for a near neighbour

farmvet

  • Joined Feb 2014
Re: Best time for ram lamb to have a vasectomy
« Reply #16 on: April 08, 2014, 11:04:37 pm »
You can pull sponges between 8 and 12 days if the ewes are already cycling ( after september to october depending on breed).  If you've say 20 ewes & 1 tup, pull 10 on day 8 & put with tup then pull the rest on day 10 & add to the first group.  Lambing will be over in a week. I've got clients who lamb their flocks in batches of 150 this way..... But make sure you will have enough pens & man power. Most of my small hobby flocks also do this & just take a few days off work.

 

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