Lamb adoption methods


Livestock Farmer
Does that work? If it does, I will award you the gold medal in lambing hints. Or an honorary Knighthood
I've done it on three this time, that's all the singles we've lost so far, and each time it has taken almost straight away. It's certainly a lot better than just putting a lamb straight in 👍


Foster crate always works for me. The key is to release the ewe for a 15 mins a days until she gets used to it. The lamb Will eventually pick the smell of the ewe

Bald n Grumpy

Livestock Farmer
Have you tried bothering her with a dog?
Will sometimes bring out maternal instinct
Failing that get the trailer backed up ready to go

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