Livestock umbilical care is an easy, effective way to ensure a good start to life for newborn animals. Here’s what to know about managing your young livestock’s belly button.
Ever wondered when a sheep is too old to breed? Or when a ewe is considered elderly? We looked into issues around breeding, age, health indicators and more!
You can raise sheep as meat livestock on very small acreage for minimal investment—but you need to take a few steps to keep your costs in check.
Ringwomb, or incomplete dilation of the cervix, is a commonly encountered issue during lambing season. Read more to learn how to identify this condition and what to do if it happens on your farm.
Using a lambing calculator can help you better predict when ewes deliver spring lambs—and when you need to have supplies ready to care for the newborns.
What should you do if signs indicate one of your newborn lambs has hypothermia? It’s important to act quickly; these steps can help you save a life.
Winter lambing isn’t for every shepherd, but for those that do, it’s important to recognize the signs of hypothermia and understand treatment options.