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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Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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