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    Breeding from small ewes

    About 6 months ago I purchased four very cheap, very small lambs. One hardly grew at all and has recently been processed. However, with the other three I keep changing my mind whether or not to process them or breed from them. The photo bellow shows two of them- The one on the left is Petunia...
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    Please help with the lamb I should not have bred.

    I have an old skinny ewe who gave birth to twins 1 months ago. One did not last the night and the other is growing well. The ewe however, does not look good. Truthfully, I shouldn't have let her breed. I was shocked a few weeks ago when I sheared her and realised just how skinny she is. She also...
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    Is my new Jersey cow meant to be this round?

    This is my new Jersey cow Ayla and her calf Little milky. I got her about two weeks ago. She and her calf were scouring when they arrived but are fine now. She is being fed Lucerne hay, 16% protein dairy meal and propharma dairy loose lick in two meals a day. I have increased her meal size...
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    Hello from Australia!

    Hi everyone! I'm a stay at home mum from Australia with a small hobby farm. I have horses, sheep, cows, chickens, turkeys, a pig, a dog, some cats and some fish (I'm probably forgetting someone). I'm always looking to learn more about my animals but am here especially to learn about caring for...