It’s time to start thinking about spring breeding season. So evaluate your flock’s body condition now to determine which sheep to keep through the winter.
Parasites (particularly barber pole worms) can cause anemia in afflicted sheep, so use the FAMACHA score to determine which animals need treatment.
Poison hemlock is creeping into new areas these days, so you need to check your sheep pastures to make sure this toxic, invasive plant isn’t present. Here’s how.
With the arrival of 13 lambs on the farm, this first-time shepherd had her hands full. Here’s what she did to ensure the birth of healthy, happy lambs.
Study up for your first lambing, but some lessons are best learned from first-hand experience. Our contributing shepherd shared her experience with lambing.
Yes, you need a first-aid kit for your sheep, but you should try to avoid using it by keeping your animals healthy and safe. Here’s how.
Sheep, like all livestock, sometimes suffer from illness or injury, so it’s important to have the right tools in your first-aid kit to keep your flock safe and healthy.