Most lamb mortalities occur within the first two weeks of life. Assuming a healthy birth, the major causes of death are often hypothermia, starvation, or respiratory diseases. Colostrum is one vital factor that can help reduce these mortalities by enhancing a lamb’s immune system and overcoming environmental challenges.
Colostrum for Lambs
Lamb Birth Weights in Relation to Lamb Survivability
To increase survival, lamb birth weights cannot be overlooked. Learn some key management factors for optimizing birth weights this lambing season.
Creep Feeding Lambs
Creep feeding, when combined with access to fresh water, can support early growth and weaning in young lambs. Learn some expert tips for creating an ideal creep feeding environment to get your lambs off to a great start this season.