Ivomec Controls 14 types of sheep roundworms, all larval stages of nasal bots, and lungworms. Ivomec has an 0 day withdrawal time prior to butchering.  Controls 14 types of sheep roundworms, all larval stages of nasal bots, and lungworms. Has a wide margin of safety – safe in pregnant ewes,…
Diarrhea is condition where the feces (manure) is more fluid or watery than normal.  It can be caused by bacteria, parasites or diet.  The following are the various situations you can experience when lambs have diarrhea. 1.  Lamb is eating normally and appears to be okay except that it has…
If the flock is lambed on the range, assistance is not given to individual ewes. Catching those needing help causes so much disruption of ewes with normal lambs and results in so many orphans, it is detrimental. One of the primary advantages of shed lambing a range flock is being…
Prolapse is a major cause of ewe mortality. Ewes, and especially ewe lambs, that are fat and aren’t getting exercise seem prone. Moldy feed that contains estrogen may upset hormone balance sufficiently to cause expulsion of the vagina or uterus. Vaginal prolapse occurs before lambing and may be inherited. It…
Click here for Animal Health Fact Sheet Clell V. Bagley, DVM Extension VeterinarianUtah State University, Logan UT 84322-5600
FEED HAY FIRST Bill McCutcheon Ontario Sheep Specialist OMAFRA March, 1991 Sheep are ruminant animals; this makes it possible for them to consume and utilize roughage or highly fibrous feeds. Animals with simple stomachs (pigs or dogs) are not capable of fully digesting fibrous plant material such as hay. However,…
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