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Sheep Management Introduction to Agriculture March 1999
Vocabulary n Ewe – female sheep n Ram – male used for breeding n Wether – castrated male
Vocabulary - cont. n Fleece – wool n Wool blindness – condition of wool covering face
Sheep Information n Puberty -- reached at 5 - 7 mos. n Estrus period -- 30 - 35 hrs. n Estrus cycle -- 16 days n Gestation -- 150 days
Sheep Management n Breed as yearling n 5-6 years breeding life
Breeding Season & Management n Shorter days & cooler weather n Flushing -- increase protein to stimulate ovulation n Shear dock
Care of Ram n Marking Harness -- change every 16 days n Shear all over -- belly & chest n 1 ram / 20-30 ewes
Lambing Management n Signs of Lambing – vulva swells – udder swells - milk 12 - 24 hours – Sink in hips 24 - 48 hours n Lambing Pen – Clean – Draft free – Watch closely
Lambing Management n Born -- Lamb n Dry lamb n Remove mucus n Colostrum n Cut cord n Heat lamp
Processing Lambs n 3 days of age n Dock tail n Injections – Iron – Vitamin E -- prevent white muscle n Castrate ~ 1 week
Sheep Production Mrs. Rogers Why choose sheep? n Sheep can survive where cows can’t n Sheep will eat problem weeds like Leafy Spurge n Profit per acre.
Sheep Production Chapter #9. Why choose sheep? n Sheep can survive where cows cant n Sheep will eat problem weeds like Leafy Spurge n Profit per acre.
Sheep Production Flipped classroom – week 13 Why choose sheep? n Sheep can survive where cows can’t n Sheep will eat problem weeds like Leafy Spurge.
Sheep Production. Why choose sheep? n Sheep can survive where cows can’t n Sheep will eat problem weeds like Leafy Spurge n Profit per acre is the same.
Sheep Production Why choose sheep? n Sheep can survive where cows can’t n Sheep will eat problem weeds like Leafy Spurge n Profit per acre is the same.
LAMBING Ag Production III Mr. DeBord. Lambing time is the busiest season for the sheep producer. The average lamb weighs 9 lbs at birth. Single lambs.
When To breed Heifers Size- #1 consideration when breeding yearling heifers. Size- #1 consideration when breeding yearling heifers. Heifers should weigh.
SHEEP PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT. Overview Basic Steps to Lambing Methods Used for Lambing Challenges Associated with Lambing.
Sheep - 2. Good grazing & moderate stocking rate-continued for 3- 4wks after pregnancy - Proper embryo development Mid Pregnancy-can be fed on low.
Ag Production III Mr. DeBord. The major factor affecting profitablitiy of sheep operations is reproductive effciency or percent lamb crop raised and marketed.
Bellwork What does it mean if a disease or virus is zoonotic?
Sheep Terms. Sheep Facts Sheep usually give birth once a year and have 1-3 lambs. Ewes typically give birth to twins. Sheep grow two teeth a year.
Spring Lambing Program Animal Production Topic #3017 Megan Burgess.
Paint Branding Iron Animal Identification. Ram Marking Harness Breeding, Reproduction, or Birthing.
Sheep Production. Sheep Production Terms for understanding Ram – non-castrated male sheep Wether – castrated male sheep Ewe – female Sheep.
The Principles and Importance of Sheep Production.
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AG PRODUCTION III MR. DEBORD Breeding Flock Nutrition.
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Vocabulary Ewe – Female Sheep Ram – Male Sheep used for breeding Wether – Castrated male sheep.
SheepSwineBeefDairyPoultry Livestock Jeopardy!
Farrowing unit Jytte Jochumsen. Lactating sows 95 % 5 %
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Breeds of Sheep. Objectives n Identify breeds of sheep n Describe the differences in the breeds n Discuss their uses based off of traits n Explain reproduction.
Sheep Dr. Randy Harp. Sheep Origin and domestication Genus - Sheep = Ovis and goats = Capra Dual Purpose - Wool or Hair and Meat Factors favorable for.
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Segments of the Animal Industry
All hail the queen! zThe gestating or lactating mother needs more energy. y20-30% more during last 2-3 weeks gestation yUp to 100% more during peak lactation.
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Animal Reproduction Animal Science II Unit 10. Objectives Identify and describe the male and female reproductive organs Describe the function of the endocrine.
Sheep Notes Mrs. Reeves Ms. Fleming. 2 types of sheep production: purebred – concerned about breed improved commercial – produce meat and wool.
Animal Reproduction Female Reproductive System Jr/Sr Veterinary Science.
Sheep Year Plan Alistair Crozier BVM&S MRCVS. Sheep Basic Information Normal Temperature = O C ( F) Heart Rate = beats per minute.
While dogs were the first animal to be domesticated, sheep and goats both tied for second. Sheep can live up to years. Some breeds, like the.
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Goat Reproduction 3116 Emily Green. Factors Influencing the Reproduction Cycle 1. Duration of the heat period (estrus). 2. Duration of the heat interval.
Sheep - 1. In this unit you will learn about... Breeds of Sheep and their characteristics. Dental Formula. Target weights. Gestation Period and Oestrous.
Livestock Terminology. Cattle Bull – a male bovine of any age that has not been castrated. Steer – a male bovine animal that was castrated before reaching.
Unit 6 Housing and Equipment Sheep and Goats. Sheep/Goats 1. Corrals: a. Allow sq.ft. of space per ewe and lamb. b. Allow 4-5 sq.ft. of space per.
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