Lambing in barn with safe infrared heat will be less stressful.
Sheep need extra help staying warm in extreme weather conditions.
- If fleece coat is thin,
- 4H or FFA project lambs with trimmed fleece
- While lambing,
Lambing in bad weather can be less stressful when housing sheep in barn with infrared heat panels. These panels are safe around straw bedding. Lose fewer lambs.
Warm lambs will grow faster, they are not using their energy to generate heat when under Infrared heated panels. Infrared will increase circulation, lambs will be more active.