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Hi.We are getting 4 katahdin ewe lambs in a few days.Any advice for a beginner?We plan to keep them in a well fenced pasture next to the barn to get them used to electric fernce .Then turn them out on pasture using electric fence ,bringing them in nightly.Am i dreaming, or can this be accomplished.
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Katahdins are very easy to care for, and are easy lambers and good mothers.
Your plan seems perfectly fine to me. A little bit of grain and they should follow you anywhere.
They respect electric fences well with little training.
How old are the lambs?
Are you breeding them for meat?
 

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THe lambs are almost 6 months old.Yes we will be breeding them for meat ,we will probably buy a Dorper ram in a few months.We want to get used to sheep before we bring in a Ram.Thanks for the advice
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