Feeding Ewes(PDF)

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Feeding Ewes Better for Increased Production and Profit:: Provides a guide to feeding throughout the production cycle, by Dr Dan Morrical of Iowa State University.

Management of Ewes and Lambs at Weaning:: Separation at weaning can be stressful for both lambs and the ewe. Management goals should be to keep this stress as low as possible, thereby reducing incidence of disease and health problems in ewes and lambs and allowing the lambs to grow at a normal rate.

Lamb Feedlot Nutrition (PDF):: Meeting protein, energy, vitamin and mineral requirements is essential for profitable lamb finishing. This publication will help you start your lambs on feed and to develop an effective feeding plan.

Grades and Lengths of Wool (PDF):: Information for the sheep producer to help recognize the needs of the mills and the spectrum of prices offered for wool. (PDF Format)

Urea and NPN for Cattle and Sheep (PDF):: Urea can be fed to ruminants as an economical replacement for a part of the protein in a ration.

Feed Composition for Cattle and Sheep (PDF):: Nutrition research spanning more than 100 years has defined the nutrients required by animals. Using this information, rations can be formulated from feeds and ingredients to meet these requirements. Animals fed these rations should not only remain healthy but be productive and efficient.

Formulating Rations With the Pearson's Square (PDF):: The Pearson square or box method of balancing rations is a simple procedure that has been used for many years. It is of greatest value when only two ingredients are to be mixed.

Feeding the Fish:: Report from the World Wildlife Fund questioning the sustainability of the feed used in Scotland’s aquaculture industry. [PDF]

The Basics of Feeding Sheep:: This article covers the basics of sheep nutrition.

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.

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