[Jacob-list] question on horns
patchworkfibers at alltel.net
Sat Apr 16 20:10:37 EDT 2005
"evident" how? Many four horned ewe lambs do not visually show horns at birth. Two horn ewe lambs often show a 'swirl" in the hair growth that indicates horn growth to come. Ram lambs always show horn development sooner that ewe lambs. Nubs on ewe lambs will more than likely become horns. The hard part is getting good strong laterals :-)
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On Sat, 16 Apr 2005 06:09:21 -0400, sara young wrote:
Most were evident at birth, and the rams' horns seem to
> be growing faster than the ewe lambs' horns. I am actually taking
> them both to the vet this morning (mostly for the eyes).
> I feel very small nubs on one, but nothing on the other. Thanks
> for any and all input/suggestions. Sara
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