Sheep

The Lambing Shed (Part 3)

With the structure now fairly sound (we hope!) we started looking at the inside of the lambing shed.  This is what we had been looking forward to!  We had a few criteria that we needed to meet; we needed electric, pens, a pen with a heat lamp, open space, and areas to store feed and… Continue reading The Lambing Shed (Part 3)

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Field, Sheep

The Lambing Shed (Part 1)

By now we had got used to the daily running of the farm and started to look ahead.  We put together a list of things that needed doing and realised that we'd have to address them individually, and over a period of months, if not years! Our first priority was to get the lambing shed… Continue reading The Lambing Shed (Part 1)

Field, Sheep

Sheep maintenance

This weekend Binty and Little P took on the not-so-easy task of worming and Heptavac-ing the flock. For those who aren't well versed in sheep maintenance, it is important to ensure that they are up to date with everything, especially prior to lambing.  Heptavac P Plus is a vaccination that covers Pasturella as well as diseases… Continue reading Sheep maintenance