Sheep/Shepherding/Anemia

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we have a ram and he looks lil bit sick he doesn't have bottlejaw yet thank God, but the inside of his eyelids are white. what should i do? thank you

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Hello again,

Sounds like your ram needs a little TLC... NOW!  I would start with a good wormer. Your local feed store for the right one in your area.  Some like Valbazin but this wormer is what I would start off with. Next a sub-q injection on a Vitamin B complex ( follow the label).

Make sure the ram has plenty to eat and drink. If he becomes more lethargic or withdrawn, call the vet for a farm call.  If he is worth you time (like is a good ram) then you really don't want to lose him.

Good luck and blessings.

Kari

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Kari Wempe

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I can answer most questions about raising, breeding, feeding, showing,typical illnesses, pregnancy, birthing, bottle feeding,showing and sheering sheep. I have raised sheep for show and production for 20 years. The breeds of sheep I am most familier with are Crossbred, Suffolk, Hampshire- basically black face sheep. I deal with the classification of meat sheep over bred for wool sheep.

Experience

I have raised a flock of sheep for 20 years on our farm. Very involved in 4H, FFA aspects and their rules, jackpot shows, state, regional, county and local shows.

Education/Credentials
Experience is my best creditial however, I have a college education and have taught many classes ( in other catagories), so I am familiar in the ways of teaching others.

Awards and Honors
Many breed awards- champion and grand champion awards in Kansas for the past 20 years, showmanship awards at local and state level in Kansas.

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