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Author Topic: we have 2 acres of pasture looking into keeping 2 lambs for our own freezer  (Read 3012 times)

west country rabbit

  • Joined Apr 2009
any advice would be gratefully accepted

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
There are a few threads already in teh sheep bit about this - try cade lambs/ pet lambs etc.

DavidnChris

  • Guest
I'm in a similar position and ducked out of the sheep idea in favour of 2 pigs. However now I'm back onto the sheep idea, what was suggested to me was, get a couple of ewes with lambs at foot. Slaughter the lamb in the Autumn and then do as required with the ewes, that is either sell them and repeat the exercise next year or take them to a ram and keep them.

 

lambs for the freezer

Started by raygezer (11.08)

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Last post May 22, 2011, 01:38:57 pm
by daddymatty82
lambs for freezer

Started by Maesgwyn (11.08)

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by SallyintNorth
What will I need to raise lambs for the freezer?

Started by loosey (10.95)

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Last post April 18, 2011, 06:42:38 pm
by Daisy-at-the-dairy
hypothetically getting lambs now for the freezer in oct/nov

Started by bloomer (10.95)

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Last post May 29, 2014, 11:11:07 am
by Young Ed
New lambs onto fresh pasture??

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