sheep gestation

How to Prepare Nutritionally for Sheep Gestation

Sheep Gestation Sheep breeding season is exciting no doubt. The advancement of reproductive technologies like artificial insemination (A.I.) and sheep embryo transfer (E.T.) protocols is becoming more readily available. Combine that with the number of sensational new sires to choose from, and advancing your flock’s genetic potential is more efficient than ever. However, there is […]

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sheep breeding

Sheep Breeding Considerations for a Successful Lamb Crop 

Lambing time comes with much anticipation. Sheep producers get to witness the fruits of their labors and see how their mating decisions panned out as they work to create the next “great one.” However, that labor of love starts at least five months earlier as producers prepare for another exciting season: breeding.   Sheep breeding continues […]

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DuraFerm®’s Guide to Maintaining an Ideal Sheep Temperature 

It’s often said that sheep are looking for a reason to die. The BioZyme® team consists of current and former sheep producers, who can definitely relate. However, the truth of the matter is that sheep are susceptible to stress. But at DuraFerm®, we want to help the producers keep their flock’s health top of mind. […]

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Feeding for Success: Mineral Program Maximizes Reproductive Potential

As a producer making an investment in future progeny, don’t you want to know that your ewes or does are getting the best nutrition to reach their highest reproductive potential? The investment into advanced reproductive technologies isn’t small, so have your females in the best shape possible with a nutritional supplement from the DuraFerm® line.  DuraFerm is a […]

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Why is Protein Necessary in your Sheep and Goats’ Diet?

Protein or no protein? That is a popular question among sheep and goat breeders. Protein is arguably one of the more expensive nutrients in the diet, yet it is essential to the proper health and wellness of the flock and herd. Do you need protein year-round? Probably not. However, there are critical times in your ewes […]

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A Guide to Bloat in Sheep

Bloat. It’s that uncomfortable feeling that you might experience at the first holiday potluck at your future in-laws. You’ve grazed your way through the day, munching on wonderful specialties from the wonderful cooks’ and bakers’. At the end of the day, you are miserable, full beyond belief, perhaps even bloated, but you didn’t die. However, when sheep experience bloat and it isn’t treated, it […]

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DuraFerm® Sheep Concept•Aid® Protein Tub

Does your flock need an added boost in protein? Likely at breeding time, they are looking to add some much-needed protein to their diets to help get them bred and keep them bred, while increasing their overall flock health. That’s when the added benefit of the DuraFerm® Sheep Concept•Aid® Protein Tub comes into play.   The breeding […]

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DuraFerm® Sheep Concept•Aid®

More live lambs at birth potentially mean more pounds of lambs at weaning. And with more pounds at weaning, that means more profit potential for the producer. Strengthen your stock with the Amaferm® advantage and achieve higher conception rates with DuraFerm® Sheep Concept•Aid®.  DuraFerm Sheep Concept•Aid is a free-choice vitamin and mineral supplement for sheep specifically designed to target cycling, […]

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DuraFerm® Sheep Concept•Aid® HEAT®

When Mother Nature turns up the heat, it can cause havoc on your ewes’ reproductive systems. That’s why BioZyme® makers DuraFerm® Sheep Concept•Aid® have created a formula with HEAT® designed for when temperatures get hotter than 70-degrees.  DuraFerm Sheep Concept•Aid HEAT is a highly fortified, free-choice vitamin and mineral supplement for sheep specifically designed to help prevent heat stress during temperatures […]

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Prepare for Lambing Time Success

Lambing time is approaching, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time to get your barn clean, set up and organized, and make sure you have your lambing kit stocked and ready. Hopefully, you’ve already prepared your ewes from a nutritional standpoint, so they are ready to deliver vigorous, healthy lambs.  As the ewes are […]

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