Help, my ewe is taking bites out of her lamb

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Bites like bleeding bites? Take the lamb out and bottle feed it. This is weird, Is she butting and attacking her lamb? I’ve seen that, but not biting.
 

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My ewes have bitten off their lamb’s tails shortly after birth if stressed by other sheep /animals (real or imaginary). I isolated all and fed watered and peeked in for about 24 hours. I agree with Baymule you may have a bottle lamb. Keep us posted. Good luck.
 

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Bites like bleeding bites? Take the lamb out and bottle feed it. This is weird, Is she butting and attacking her lamb? I’ve seen that, but not biting.
Shes doing that aswell at biting
 

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Im taking her off, but she keeps crying. Help
 

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Do you know what a head gate is and how to make one? I have never used one, @secuono can you take a picture of yours and how to make one?
 

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Do you know what a head gate is and how to make one? I have never used one, @secuono can you take a picture of yours and how to make one?
I cant head gate her. She bites at night snd its pretty vicious
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You need to band that tail above the last wound or up by the butt.


My headgate, as suggested by Baymule.
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I now use a lead and halter, secured so it can't shrink on the face, and tie to a post.

Don't have any good pics of it. From March-
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