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Keelan H

  • Joined Mar 2016
4 week orphan lamb precautions
« on: March 24, 2016, 12:28:08 pm »
Hi guys, i've got two 4 week old Wiltshire Horn ram lambs that iv'e had since they were two days old. They're now on two bottles of 400ml a day, they have a hay rack filled with hay and get about 2ibs of creep between them a day. They both have quite round bellies, but are feeding well and frolicking around when they come for a walk with the dogs. They have a pen outside their shed but it's just dry soil with hay sprinkled about. Is there any need for concern? Or am i just worrying too much haha? Replies will be highly appreciated!
Many thanks,


  • Joined Jan 2011
  • Dumfries & Galloway
Re: 4 week orphan lamb precautions
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2016, 07:33:32 pm »
Not sure what exactly your worried about , they read as content and well looked after


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Re: 4 week orphan lamb precautions
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2016, 09:57:35 am »
Sounds like they are almost ready to wean

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