Farm Table says:
“Early Weaning” is a relative term, but implies weaning at any time after 21 days of age. As with any management practice involving a sudden change in social structure (separation of ewe and lambs) or changes of diet and environment, this period will be stressful, and is a critical point for good health and general management practices.
This report covers the following:
- Why Early Weaning?
- How to Wean
- Creep Feeding
- Rules of Thumb for Early Weaning
- Steps to Weaning
- Terminating Lactation in the Ewe Using Nutrition
- Drying Off Ewes
- Clostridial Infections