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smudger

  • Joined Jan 2012
  • North Devon/ West Exmoor
weaning
« on: July 16, 2013, 08:59:09 am »
I need to start taking some of the boys out in the next week. Having just sheared my sheep myself :thumbsup:  , I can see the ewes condition and there are only a few that need to put on weight. I was thinking I could leave ewe lambs with their mums to help them grow on a bit. Still got good grass and it would be easier to keep everyone separated i I just had a field or rams/ram lambs and ewes/ewe lambs.  Any down sides to doing this?


Also what's best way to introduce ram lambs to older rams, especially as some of them have horns annd some not?
Traditional and Rare breed livestock -  Golden Guernsey Goats, Blackmoor Flock Shetland and Lleyn Sheep, Pilgrim Geese and Norfolk Black Turkeys. Capallisky Irish Sport Horse Stud.

 

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