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  1. Help! What’s wrong with my lamb?

    Hi, I’m new on here and I can’t seem to figure out what’s wrong with one of my lambs. I went out to feed and noticed this lamb looked bloated so the next day gave her some baking soda and water as well as some mineral oil. Also gave her a belly massage to put some pressure on her sides. I ran...
  2. My sheep are coughing!

    I recently boutght five dorper/katahdin mixes that are 2-3 months old and I have seen them all cough over the course of a week. It really sounds like they are trying to hack something up. I dewormed them when I got them. I really don't know what it is because I don't see any other symptoms. They...
  3. Month old premie

    Hi all, we have a month old ewe lamb- she was born a premie at a whopping max 2lbs. She has overcome pneumonia, and was unable to stand and walk from the get go- we have seen the vet 2x. BoSe has been administered as well as dexamethasone and vitamins a, b and d. We didn’t see super results...
  4. Is our ewe pregnant???!

    Hi, we are new to sheep, new to homesteading, taking on a lot this summer and would like seasoned opinions and advice please! We acquired 6 sheep Dorper/ St Croix mix, 4yr old ewe, 2yr old, 3 spring lambs from these 2 & unrelated Dorper ram (father of 3 spring lambs) about 6 weeks ago. Old...
  5. Bottle Lambs- Feeding

    I have two bottle lambs twins that I got at 4 days old. They are now 5 weeks old and weighing 24.5lb and 20.3lb. This is also my first time raising lambs. My question is, how many times a day should I be feeding? I'm currently feeding three times a day, about a pint or less each at every...
  6. Informative Lambing Videos

    I found these a while back. This guy was a shepherd of very large flocks in the UK for many years. I think he has a lot of great information to share. He has a whole series of these. Check them out.