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Lambing Basics and Q &A

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The Farm of Lydia's Flock

4269 Y Road

Bellingham, WA 98226

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Prepare for lambing season with a beginner/refresher course of care basics for ewes and their lambs from gestation through lambing.

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Lunch for the class will be potluck, please bring a non-dessert dish to share.

 This course is for those who are preparing for their first lambing season or would like to refresh their lambing skills and knowledge base. Topics to be covered include ewe health and nutrition from breeding through lactation, lambing resources (online and books), assembling your lambing kit, vaccinations; basic newborn lamb care including caring for weak/cold lambs and aftercare for ewes, lamb malpresentation and other birthing issues and how to assist with a delivery; comparison of barn vs. pasture lambing, housing preparations- lambing jugs and shelters; determining breeding goals for future breeding seasons. This course is discussion based and inquiry focused.

*Before the course, purchase and initial reading of Laura Lawson’s book Managing Your Ewe and Her Newborn Lambs is highly recommended as this is the foremost lambing resource available in print. Bring your book with you to the class.*

The book is available for purchase on Amazon. NOTE: This book is not available at Regional Public Libraries.

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The Farm of Lydia's Flock

4269 Y Road

Bellingham, WA 98226

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