Typical weaning weight on Dorper ram lambs?

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  1. Cat

    Cat Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone tell me what weight range one can expect on a weanling dorper ram lamb? I know it varies due to age among other things, but just some ideas would be appreciated.

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  2. Sue

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    With our Dorpers, it depends on the age at weaning and if it is a single or twin. The wide range is about 50-80 lbs. Our 80 lb lambs are often the singles from first time mommas at 9 weeks of age. Another factor to conisder is time of year and if they have been on pasture or had creep feed.
     

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    Thanks Sue!!