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Feeding the Ewe Flock:: What and how much should I feed my sheep? That is a question that is asked quite regularly. The correct answer is: it depends.

Nutrition of the Ewe Flock:: Steps to prevent "empty gut disease" caused by the inadequate supply of nutrients.

Wintering the Ewe Flock:: With the cessation of pasture growth, more inputs of labor, management and harvested feedstuffs are required for the ewe flock. Actually, the winter period and nutrient needs of the flock may be as much a function of when a producer lambs as what the weather is.

Improving Reproductive Performance of the Ewe:: Factsheet from Utah State University Extension. [PDF]

Late Gestation Ewe Management:: Information on preparing for lambing, provided by the University of Nebraska extension. [PDF]

Reproductive Management of the Ewe Flock and the Ram:: Reproduction in sheep is influenced by numerous factors. These include: genetic potential, nutritional status, environmental factors, daylength or photoperiod effects, health status and other factors. These factors are important in both the ram and the ewe.

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