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Lambing Equipment Checklist – Are You Ready For Lambing To Start?

22 February 2022

Lambing is one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year, being well prepared is essential for a successful lambing season.  Make sure that your lambing kit is ready with these must have items.

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Lambing ropes and snare
Disposable gloves
Steriliser e.g. Milton
Iodine (10% solution) and iodine cup
Prolapse harnesses / spoons / needle and thread
Colostrum - ideally a stock from single ewes
Container / bags for storing and freezing excess colostrum
Powdered milk
Stomach tubes, bottles and teats
Heat lamps and bulbs
Extension cable
Spray marker / tags
A warming box
Castration rings and pliers
Antibiotics and anti-inflammatories (prescribed by a vet)
Sterile needles and syringes of various sizes
Polythene lamb jackets
Waterproof jacket and trousers
Chalk / whiteboard to aid communication
Pen / paper / notebook

Sarah Balfour,

Newborn lamb being licked by it's mother

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