The hot, dry summer has many areas of Iowa concerned about winter forage stores. Winter feed costs are the primary cost item in all sheep enterprises. How can you stretch your supply?
Spring signals the arrival of new life, including lambs. Spring lambing may also bring challenges, including how to get colostrum to a lamb in trouble because of mother mortality, multiples at birth or no colostrum from the mother. This article describes possible solutions for colostrum substitutes.