Country Haven Farm
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Sheep Care Calendar
January - February: Watch and wait with pregnant ewes.
Early February - Ewe Health Check: Give Vaccination booster and worm pregnant ewes. (2 - 3 weeks before lambs are due. This gives extra immunity to the lamb.)
March - Early April - Lambing. (From first lamb to last is usually 3 weeks.)
April - First vaccinations given to lambs at one month of age.
May - Second vaccinations given to lambs at 7 - 8 weeks of age. After vaccinations, ewes and lambs are moved to pasture.
End of May – Ram & Yearling Ewe Health Check: Shear, vaccinate, worm and trim hooves.
July/August – Lamb Health Check: Wean and worm lambs; put on clean pasture.
Early October - Ewe Health Check: Shear, Worm
& Trim hooves.
Mid-October – Ewes and Rams put in breeding groups.
Mid-November – Ewes and Rams separated; Ewes moved to lambing barn and exercise area.