It’s time for the county fair: the culmination of the year’s work with your market lamb. Undoubtedly, you’re excited, nervous, and running around like a madman doing all the last minute things. At some point, hopefully prior to putting your lambs on the trailer, your thoughts will turn to what to pack in the show…Read more »
When it comes to sheep equipment, especially in terms of a beginning showman, there can be lots of questions about what really constitutes necessary. I wanted to take a few minutes to share my perspectives.
Everyone has to start somewhere! Here are our tips for getting started with your project.
A lot of people ask us what they need to do to set up a pen for their market lamb project. Luckily, this isn’t rocket science, and in many cases, a pen can be set up and made ready for lambs in an afternoon. The most important thing you can do to set your lambs…Read more »
Last week, we talked about where to start when selecting a breeder to purchase your lamb from. Hopefully, you’ve started a list of barns you want to check out, and you’re ready to start evaluating animals. That’s where we’re going next: how to evaluate lambs based on industry qualities. Before we dive in too far,…Read more »
Every professional has a first day on the job. If you’re like us, you may be fairly new with market lambs projects. Or, if you’re not like us, you’re probably closer to that professional status. Either way, we can always learn more. As many of us start dreaming of sunshine and warmer weather, it’s easy…Read more »
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