But a short time later they ran to the house and told him the ewe
- named Blodwyn in deference to her Welsh roots - had given birth to another two.
have a strong mothering instinct but, for some young ones, it can be a bewildering experience and so we need to be on hand to make sure that the lambs are dried o and feed quickly or they can succumb to hypothermia.
and lamb data were collected from 181 twin-bearing ewes
So too is the opportunity to group lambs and ewes
into batches for health treatments, grazing groups or weight categories.
We are also selecting from the more prolific ewes
whilst choosing replacement ewe
lambs to increase our lambing percentage.
The joint venture with EWE
provides the foundation for the planned decision to build during the next year, added Trianel management spokesman Sven Becker.
Capt Archdale and his fellow |breeders (top) and top priced ewe
lambs from Gwyn Jones
Mis-mothering is a common explanation for such events, but the family insist the same ewe
gave birth to both sets of twins.
The milker is more comfortable to the ewe
than milking by hand--so she does not protest.
Demand continued at a fast pace with the reserve champion, a ewe
lamb Millburn Blaze making 1,400gns this February born lamb from J I Bell Lochmaben Lockerbie also sold to M Cornish Buckfastleigh Devon followed by a lamb at 700gns from J Millar Joyfield Bramble selling to A Selway's Welland flock Stalbridge Dorset.
He recommends feeding a ewe
carrying twins 200g per day of protected soya.
His winning homebred shearling ewe
later sold for a centre female record of pounds 500.
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Sheep are ruminants but a lot of farmers forget it when the ewes
get to the late stages of pregnancy and shove in the concentrates, feeding the ewe
as you might a pig," she said.
In the summer of 2000, one ewe
delivered a mouflon lamb.