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Sheep

Sheep Care Guide

Sheep Care Guide

Sheep need regular supervision. You will need enough time to care from them all year round and a willing and able person to look after them in your absence. Preventative care is essential; learn to administer vaccinations, give wormers, trim feet and dag (remove soiled fleece from around the anus) Do not be tempted to…

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Sheep Feeding Guide

Sheep feeding guide

As with all animals the quantity of feed needed to maintain the sheep in good condition, without becoming overweight, will vary according to many factors. Highland breeds will naturally tend to “do better” on lower quantities of concentrate feed than lowland breeds. The time of year that ewes are due to lamb will also have…

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