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Care of Ewes and Lambs at Lambing Time
General information regarding care of ewe and lamb during gestation, birth and after delivery.
Dealing with Difficult Births at Lambing
Common lambing problems and hints in dealing with them are discussed.
Dystocia: Difficult Lambing
Factsheet from Utah State University Extension. [PDF]
Ensure a Healthy Lamb Crop
Proper care of the ewe in mid to late pregnancy and care of the lamb in the first few hours are the essential components of ensuring a healthy lamb crop. Vaccination and supplementation of the ewe are also efficient ways of ensuring the health of the lamb.
Newborn Lamb Management
Provides information for less experienced or first time shepherds.
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