Contents tagged with ewe lambs

18 December 2019

We compare two systems; the cost of lambing ewes lambs against running them dry.

13 February 2020

Top tips for managing ewe lambs at lambing time, including, lactation, nutrition, when to wean and assisting with problems.

13 February 2020

Good nutrition after tupping is crucial for ewe lambs to meet their target daily liveweight gain.

13 February 2020

Top tips for tupping ewe lambs to increase the chances of them getting in lamb.

13 February 2020

Advice on choosing a ram to breed with your ewe lambs.

13 February 2020

When choosing ewe lambs to put to the tup, consider weight, age and management of bought-in sheep.

9 July 2020

This series explains the key things to consider when lambing ewe lambs, such as what to look for when choosing replacements and management from tupping to lambing including nutrition and performance targets.

2 November 2018

Under good management, lambing sheep as ewe lambs can improve the financial viability of sheep systems while at the same time reducing the number of breeding females kept. This publication gives a detailed overview of factors to consider when breeding from ewe lambs