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Lamb feeding?
« on: November 13, 2013, 10:53:51 am »
In the new year when the lambs are born when they are weaned of their mums should i fed them meal or just grass feed them?
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  • Joined Oct 2010
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Re: Lamb feeding?
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2013, 10:58:55 am »
Depends what you want to do with them but in most cases good, clean grass is ideal.


  • Joined Nov 2012
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Re: Lamb feeding?
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2013, 11:17:23 am »
same as yeoman we never do- just grass. but it will depend on when they're born, stocking rate/state of the grass and possibly what breed they are and  how quickly you want them to grow. We've always thought that if we were to feed them at all it would be to finish off the meat boys, but we've never needed to do that yet either.


  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
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Re: Lamb feeding?
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2013, 11:43:56 am »
When are you planning to lamb?


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