Lamb Weaning Pen

When the lambs are approximately 50 days old, the ewes' grain supply is eliminated, and they are given a low-quality hay.  This helps their milk dry up, thus preventing mastitis when we wean the lambs at 60 days old. At weaning time, lambs are moved into this weaning pen.  Their mothers can still see them which helps eliminate some of the stress of weaning.  All lambs have constant access to both grain and hay.  

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