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Sheep — Introducing New Lamb

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MiniBarnFarm, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. MiniBarnFarm

    MiniBarnFarm Hatching

    Apr 11, 2017
    Hopefully this is posted in the right spot — I have 4 yearling sheep. 3 ewes and 1 wether. The wether and his sister were bottle lambs but all are friendly although it was a some rough playing when the other 2 ewes were introduced. Partly I think it was also my two didn't know what the other sheep were as they were separated from the flock basically at birth by the farmer who originally had them. Well come this lambing season I'm really looking to add another lamb to the flock. I want some color instead of just white and I would really like another little boy (he would be surgically snipped by the vet when the time came). Can multiple wether's live together ...? My current wether is always glued to my hip and loves being loved on he even gets jealous if I pay too much attention to the girls.

    I wouldn't just toss the new lamb in. I'm setting about to get some corral panels to attach to their shed ANY sort of info is helpful. All I can find info on is goats.

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    BYC has a sister forum "Backyard herds," I imagine they would know the most about sheep, etc.
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  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under MiniBarnFarm [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, I know nothing about sheep but Ken and Diva have given you some good suggestions for starting points.

    Best wishes!

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