[Jacob-list] breeding lambs
wolfpen at rabun.net
Sat Oct 27 16:31:57 EDT 2001
I leave all my ewe lambs in the breeding groups. With only two exceptions,
they have bred as lambs. One of those did not lamb the following year either
and was culled. I usually do not put my rams in until the ewe lambs are at
least 6 months old andsometimes wait until they are 7 months. I expect my ewe
lambs to breed and lamb as yearlings. They are very polite ewes and usually
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On Sat, 27 Oct 2001 11:32:20 -0400, Thomas Simmons wrote:
> I'm just curious. How many of you breed your ewe lambs the first
>What criteria do you use to decide?
> I breed my ewes the first year. The sole criteria is this: Do they
>far, I haven't had a problem with any of those births.
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