An Introduction to Sheep Keeping – Lambing

Lambing can be a stressful time for the ewe, lamb and crofter. This final meeting in the series ‘A Season with Sheep’ is ideal for both seasoned veterans, and those approaching their first lambing.

 

Local vet, Kay Falconer, will cover health issues pre and post lambing and how to address issues that arise.

Iain Macmillan, SAC Consulting will cover the essential equipment to have at hand

Other topics covered –

  • The management of the ewe at lambing
  • Techniques to help participants to assess when intervention is necessary
  • Castration and docking
  • Worming and health issues to look for in the post lambing period.

Refreshments will be provided

Booking

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