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kelly58

  • Joined Mar 2013
  • Highlands, Scotland
  • Home is were my animals are.
Weaning
« on: May 16, 2014, 12:25:44 pm »
Has anyone ever weaned their sheep naturally ? Just wondering what poeples thought are ?  :sheep:

sarahdean_66

  • Joined May 2012
  • Yelling Cambridgeshire
Re: Weaning
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2014, 03:20:43 pm »
Yep soays, shetlands and crosses of both, just leaving in together till tipping then take out ewe lambs and weathers before ram goes in. Not had any problems

kanisha

  • Joined Dec 2007
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Re: Weaning
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2014, 03:46:36 pm »
me too, all the time I don't give it a great deal of thought.
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kelly58

  • Joined Mar 2013
  • Highlands, Scotland
  • Home is were my animals are.
Re: Weaning
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2014, 05:40:13 pm »
Thanks for the input, do you get any problems with horned  lambs damaging teats or tummies on the ewes ?

shygirl

  • Joined May 2013
Re: Weaning
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2014, 05:52:04 pm »
iv weaned all my sheep naturally unless they were sold, or entire in which case they were weaned at 5 months.
never had any problems with horns.

 

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