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Cold Weather Lambing Tips

by: Dr. G.F. Kennedy -Heat lamps can be a disaster and are not very effective. -If water doesn’t freeze in the bucket it is warm enough. -Ewes generate a lot of heat and sheared ewes create less humidity, ventilation is … Continue reading

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Lambing Barn Supplies

by: Dr. G.F. Kennedy Often I am asked to provide a list of what should be in the barn at lambing time so here is my list. 1. Lubricant 2. Source of water, mild disinfectant and a towel 3. Tetracycline boluses … Continue reading

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Retained Placenta

by: Dr. G.F. Kennedy Quite often ewes will fail to drop their placenta after lambing for various reasons. Generally it’s not a matter of concern and perhaps an injection of 10 to 20 cc of penicillin will take care of … Continue reading

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