HomesteadingHow To Drench Sheep And Lambs

How To Drench Sheep And Lambs

If you ever decide to raise sheep for their meat or wool or both, you will need to drench them. Drenching means giving an animal a drug by force and is used mainly for livestock but also sometimes dogs and even cats. In this article the drenching is for de-worming.

The medication is given in liquid form directly into the mouth of the sheep or lamb with a drenching gun, while holding to so that it has to take it. How many times and how often you will need to drench your flock will depend on the time of year and conditions on your homestead, your local livestock vet can help you decide. Farmers Spot shares a lot of info on drenching sheep and lambs.

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