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LAMB. A ram, sheep or ewe, under the age of one year. 4 Car. & P. 216; S. C. 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 351.

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After a short while in the shed, it will be time to let the ewes out with their new lambs and so lambing time is a sure sign that winter is passing and we will soon be looking forward to spring.
e ewes have been indoors for the last three weeks and were scheduled to start lambing any time from last Saturday onwards.
Good quality feed and forage, in the correct quantity, is vital for successful lambing,'' he said.
This allows us to juggle our busy work and family commitments with the need to be on hand to supervise our sheep at lambing time and this year we excelled ourselves with all our sheep lambing within just four days of each other.
The study, "Making Every Lamb Count", found that a large proportion of pre-lambing losses (14-16%) were due to the ewes dying before or during lambing.
The majority of the lambing is over by the middle of May, by which time the Johnsons are also well into calving their cows from mid-April onwards.
Regular scanning of ewes enables management of the lambing process and more accurate decisions on personnel requirements, lambing pens and dividing up the flock for vaccinating, feeding and lambing.
The weekend before lambing we prepared the lambing pens, checked that we had sufficient colostrum (first milk) and readied ourselves for a series of interrupted nights' sleep.
At an average 10 minutes of extra attention per lamb for lambing and suckling assistance, this represents a difference of nearly eight hours for every 100 lambs born.
Eblex Sheep Scientist Liz Genever said: "Given the extent to which the components of lambing management ease are genetic, work is currently under way to develop EBVs that can be used to identify superior stock.
Alan Davidson said: "The ewe lambs are less prone to disease yet they still produce a good lambing percentage - you would probably be looking at 180pc lambing for shearlings.