These are general guidelines only. Please consult with Dr. Massie, Dr. O’Brien or Dr. Hausler to determine your sheep’s specific needs.

 

Vaccinations:

  • Covexin 8 or CD & T vaccine
  • -Initial vaccination at 8 and 12 weeks, followed by an annual booster.
  • -Rabies vaccine
  • -Initial vaccination at 12 weeks, followed by an annual booster.

Pregnant ewes should receive their annual boosters 30 days before their anticipated lambing date.

Deworming Schedule:

  • -Lambs should be dewormed every four weeks until six months of age.
  • -Adults should be dewormed every four to six weeks. Please consult with Dr. Massie, Dr. Vandrey, or Dr. O’Brien to develop your deworming schedule.

Available herd health testing:

  • -Brucellosis.
  • -Caseous Lymphadenitis.
  • -Ovine Progressive Pneumonia.
  • -Tuberculosis.

Pregnancy Testing:

  • Rectal ultrasound can confirm pregnancy 35 days post breeding.
  • -Trans-abdominal ultrasound (more typical) can confirm pregnancy 75 –100 days post breeding.