I just had 2 welsh ewes and 4 lambs grazing the side of the road. There now locked in the shed and will go to market tomorrow, I don’t want them to teach the other 60 ewes and lambs how to run at 3 strand electric.
What they like on there feet when they come onto easier ground?
Iv got a bunch of cheviot cross Texel that lambing outside now to lleyn tups, the best mothers iv ever had, never let the lambs out of sight, I did see one the other day chasing some dog walkers across the farm! :ROFLMAO:
I think this lambing has definitely made me think about the future of me shepherding sheep. I had a night-mere indoor lambing mules this year for a flock I shepherd. I think they will have to go over the next couple of year and be replaced with a closed flock of shedding ewes. One of the big...
Before lambing me and my mate where crutching ewe lambs on big racing stables, we couldn’t believe how the girls swarmed around the young jockeys. I said all the girls want a bit jockey but poor old shep doesn’t get any. I now seems I was wrong and they do want a price of old shep.
It’s always a problem with lambing inside, when do you turn the buggers out. They have to go out at sometime, i had it when they are in a week then start dieing of other things and then get joint ill later on.
That not quit the job. The real advantage to lambing outside is the reduction in diseases. The problem that I’ve got in my inside flock (that I wouldn’t with on my worst enemy) has so far not spread the same outside. This is a problem that is coming to all people who buy sheep and lamb inside.