The Healthy Lambing Plan
Follow our guide to ensure your ewes have a successful lambing season and your lambs get the best start in life
Pre-lambing: Ration Planning
We will share a series of articles with ewe management tips. The first three articles are about feeding and management during late gestation.
Body Condition Scoring as a Tool for Sheep Management
Do you regularly check the Body Condition Score (BCS) of your ewes? You should, because it can make a big difference to how your flock performs.
How to Avoid Milk Fever in Sheep
Milk fever (Hypocalcaemia) is one of the most serious conditions in late pregnancy. Here’s how to keep your ewes standing and primed to perform.
Ewe nutrition during pregnancy
Find out why each ewe’s energy needs vary, and how to keep the flock in balance.
Lambing: Ewe & Lamb Management
The energy needs of the ewe almost double after she gives birth and begins to feed her lambs. You benefit most when your ewes recover quickly.
Energy Nutrition of Ewes in Early Lactation
A practical guide to achieving balanced nutrition during this critical stage.
The Vital Importance of Lamb Colostrum
If you want your lambs to survive and prosper, nothing is more critical than colostrum management.
Other Ways to Increase Lamb Survival
More tips and techniques to increase the survival rate of your lambs.
Post-Lambing: Optimal nutrition
Lactating ewes normally reach their peak in milk production around 3 to 4 weeks after lambing. All you need to know about the nutritional requirements of ewes and lambs.
Rearing Lambs on Milk Replacers
Where a ewe’s milk is insufficient, replacers can provide a ready source of the energy, protein and other nutrients a lamb needs to prosper.
When Should You Wean Your Lambs?
There’s a lot to consider before you choose to wean a lamb. Here’s a practical guide to help you make that decision.
The Effects of Ewe Nutrition on Fertility
Nutrition after lambing isn’t just about milk production. You’re also preparing your flock for the next production cycle.