At this smallholders discussion group meeting attendees will learn about lambing protocols, and diseases and health risks to look out for at lambing time. The outdoor lambing system will be compared to the indoor lambing system.There are many benefits of housing ewes at lambing time but this also brings other challenges. The type and breed of sheep you have can also influence this decision.
Topics to be covered:
- Lambing protocols, outdoor vs indoor lambing systems, and diseases and health risks to look out for at lambing time.
- Ewe nutrition and the importance of colostrum will also be covered.
- Opportunity for smallholder to learn about Best Practice at lambing time.
Bookings are no longer available for this event.
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