220.127.116.11 Lambs, Weaning to Maturity
A good website with a discussion on a variety of issues including "Ten Lessons on Antibiotics" and diseases such as abortion, mastitis, OPP, etc.
A general overview of footrot in the sheep flock.
Pasture bloat is often brought on by a rapid intake of immature, highly nutritious green legumes (alfalfa or clovers).
Vaccinations are an integral part of a flock health management program. They provide cheap insurance against diseases that commonly affect sheep and goats.
Recently, my biggest and best Katahdin ewe lamb died, most likely from overeating disease. She was about 10 months old. It was my fault. I had bought her from another farm when she was about 6 months old and had neglected to vaccinate her. Since the...
Internal parasites are the #1 health problem affecting small ruminants. Sheep and goats are more susceptible to internal parasites than other livestock, due to their grazing behavior and poor immunity. In the past, producers relied heavily on...
Pneumonia outbreaks are rarely simple, especially in a group of lambs. The actual infecting agent could be one of a number of bacteria, a mycoplasma or a virus.
An article outlining prevention of lamb diseases.
A presentation outlining the disease and how to deal with it.
A presentation given at the Manitoba Sheep and Goat Symposium.
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