Mr Sharpe, a ranger at the National Trustrun Arlington Court, near Barnstaple in North Devon, said: "This is the first time in the 15 years I have worked at Arlington that one of our ewes
has had five lambs.
Right on time, our ewes
started lambing at the weekend and so far, four of our 14 ewes
have lambed, each having twins.
The models also included the sex of lamb and lambing paddock as fixed effects and date of birth as a covariate and ewe
as a random effect.
lambs that could be selected for replacements, meanwhile, get TagFaster twin tags, including a management tag in the same application.
Top price yearling ewes
from Alun Evans, Ffrith Fedw, sold for PS152 |
Pentre Mawr has 500 mostly Welsh ewes
, which began lambing on April 1.
The nice thing about this pump is it only takes one hand, which leaves the other hand free to hold the ewe
's leg up or back, or to keep your glasses on if a ewe
is squashing your face
Non MV Ewe
Lambs sold to a top of 180gns Norville Bessie from M & B Lightburn Penrith sold to Dent & Pounder's Primrose flock Bedale N Yorks.
When those ewes
start lambing, the biggest threat to the newborn lambs is the cold, said Dr Vipond.
Mr Bennett also headed the shearling ewe
section with pounds 210/head for five entries.
DOUBLER has over $7 million in cash prizes with more than $1.
Silage feed value and the number of lambs an ewe
is carrying are the major factors affecting the level of concentrate supplementation required in late pregnancy.