Colostrum Management for lambs

Colostrum Management for lambs

Colostrum Management for lambs Colostrum (beastings) is the first milk secreted from the ewe after birth. Colostrum contains high levels of antibodies, and has much greater total solids content than whole milk. This is due to the greater levels of fat and protein in...
Milk feeding for lambs

Milk feeding for lambs

Guide to Milk feeding lambs What is the best milk feeding option for your system? Of course every flock will differ and this will depend on the flock size, amount of labour available, cost, own preference, and how you want the lambs to perform. There are several...
Lamb diseases and mortality

Lamb diseases and mortality

Lamb diseases and mortality Quite often with ewes, a difficult parturition and weather conditions can have an indirect effect on the behaviour of the ewe which can result in lamb mortality (Nowak, 2006). Possible ways to advance survival of the newborn lamb is to...