Animals

How to protect sheep and little lambs from ticks

Sheep, like other animals, require quality care, as they are susceptible to various types of diseases, infections, as well as attack by insects that harm them and sometimes cause unpleasant outcomes. The spring period is especially dangerous for sheep, since it is in the warm season ixodid ticks appear throughout the country, which become a real problem for the owners....

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Description, coloring, behavior features of the Altai mountain sheep

2 likes Altai mountain sheep is a rare species of artiodactyl animals. It is particularly large in size and is the owner of the most massive horns. We will consider the detailed description and existing subspecies of these animals below. As the mountain ram is called, the description of the species under consideration is called argali, or argali....

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Farm for nutria: do-it-yourself construction, drawings, arrangement rules

Nutria is an unpretentious animal, so these rodents can be bred on their own in order to obtain tasty meat and fur. In the household, keeping nutria is recommended on special farms that are equipped with everything necessary. For more information on what exactly should be on the farm, a step-by-step instruction for the manufacture of cages for animals, especially the feeding and reproduction of rodents, as well as the rules for caring for young animals and methods of combating possible diseases, are described further in the article....

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Average ram weight: live adult, how much does a lamb carcass weigh

2 likes Breeding sheep today is quite a promising and profitable direction in the field of livestock business. There are many breeds of sheep, therefore, to make a choice in favor of one of them, several important factors should be taken into account, including sheep’s weight.What kind of aspects affect the net weight of the animal, and what conditions need to be created for rapid growth are described in more detail in the article....

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What is the fat tail sheep: breeds, distinctive features

Recently, sheep breeding is gaining considerable popularity. Animals are raised both in private households and for commercial purposes, receiving considerable profit. In addition to delicious meat and milk, from which elite expensive varieties of cheese are made, sheep and sheep give excellent wool, which serves as a material for the production of environmentally friendly clothes....

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How to diagnose and cure the sheep’s brain, disease prevention

The sheep’s brain is one of the most common helminths, leading to serious consequences for the health of sheep. In rare cases, people can become infected. The following describes the characteristics of this parasite, the symptoms of the disease caused by it and its treatment, as well as methods of preventing infection. Characteristics of the pathogen The sheep’s cerebellum (or multiceps) is a tapeworm, which belongs to the cyclophillid order....

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Castration of sheep: why it is necessary to do, at what age, methods and description

9 likes Castration of sheep in large farms is one of the obligatory procedures - of course, if only good indicators of meat productivity of animals are needed. What exactly is worth knowing about castration methods and the rules for its implementation - read on. Castration of rams The study of castration of rams should begin with an answer to several important questions: why is this procedure necessary (maybe it will be superfluous in your case), at what age is better total neutered animals and what structural features of their reproductive system should be taken into account....

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Why sheep, rams and lambs cannot stand on their hind legs

Sheep and sheep farmers may encounter the problem of the animal being unable to stand on its hind legs. In the article you will read about the possible causes of this phenomenon, a description of the diseases that can cause leg paralysis, as well as how to cure the animal and what preventive measures must be followed....

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Is it possible to use sheep manure or humus to fertilize the garden

5 likes Most often, gardeners use cow dung or humus based on it, to fertilize the plot for the garden, however, there are more effective top dressings using manure of other farm animals. A good example of such effective compounds is sheep fertilizer, and what exactly it stands out from the rest and what you should know about the features of its use - read on....

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Who is considered the ancestor of domestic sheep: theories of origin

1 likeMan started raising sheep many hundreds of years ago, and today sheep farming is one of the most common types of farming, providing people with the need for meat, wool and milk. But modern domestic sheep were obtained as a result of the domestication of wild species of these artiodactyls, which still live on the planet in natural habitat....

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What is mutton kurdyuk: where is it located, description

Animal fats occupy a special place in the diet of people. And if in the national cuisines of certain peoples of the world they have been used since the times of domesticating animals by humans, then some of them began to be used by Europeans not so long ago. So, one of these products is sheep’s mutton. About what it is, what is its usefulness and possible application, later in the article....

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