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Question:how do I make my lambs stomach slimmer.
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Question:How do i build more muscle on my lamb? I show him in less than 30 days at the county fair.
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Question:Is there a way to promote wool growth on the legs of lambs?
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Question:My son will be doing his first lamb project later this year and we are needing to know if its ok to have just one lamb or is it better to have two?
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Question:Are they not answering questions anymore?
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Question:Ewe looks extremely bony and thin in hip & shoulder region. Fed 3 times a day, 2 pounds each feeding, plus 3 ounces of Purina Champion Drive. She eats it all, is wormed on time each month, constant access to fresh water, & handful of alfalfa morning and night. She was born late April. Any suggestions?
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Question:Ewe looks extremely bony and thin in hip & shoulder region. Fed 3 times a day, 2 pounds each feeding, plus 3 ounces of Purina Champion Drive. She eats it all, is wormed on time each month, constant access to fresh water, & handful of alfalfa morning and night. She was born late April. Any suggestions?
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Question:What can I use to drop the rib cage of a Finewool lamb. Was told you can use beet root but that would cause them to retain water as well. Is there any other item that would help with dropping that rib cage area?
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Question:My question disappeared but here goes again. Do protein supplements hurt loin edges ? What would help get cover over the hook loin ? Fat supplement protein supplement or time
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Question:I have a market lamb that weighs 86 pounds and needs to weigh over 100 by March 1st. what should I feed him.
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Question:I have a show in about a week and so far my lamb weighs 134 and he doesn\'t have a big rump. Is there any last minute things i can do?
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Question:I have a show in about a week and so far my lamb weighs 134 and he doesn\'t have a big rump. Is there any last minute things i can do?
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Question:How can you get cover over the hook loin area?
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Question: Will a protein supplement hurt loin edges. Can you do anything to help loin edges
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Question:I\'m showing a Dorper lamb. How can I tell if he is too fat? Are Dorper lambs supposed have more fat than the other lambs like fine wools or black heads?
Answer:Should have about the same fat cover. Judges vary on the amount of fat cover they want. Usually, about 3/16" over the last rib is ideal- About .2" Check with someone you know that can take a look and advise you on the finish.
 
Question:At the pa farmshow I saw some people put Gatorade in the lambs water. What does that do?
Answer:It is just an electrolyte. Adds a few vitamins and minerals.
 
Question:How do I make the lambs muscles big my lambs always lack muscle
Answer:exercise and proper diet
 
Question:How do I get my lambs to fill in at the flank?
Answer:I normally feed extra hay to get the rumen to drop down.
 
Question:My granddaughters lamb will rear up on her when she braces. But the lamb braces fine with a bigger person on him . What can we do to keep him from rearing up on her.
Answer:It is going to be a challenge. The lamb has learned that he can manipulate her. I would probably get behind her and when he starts to rear up, help her push him back down. Grab his nose and squeeze while you push back and up. Once they learn a negative behavior, it takes awhile to reverse.
 
Question:Best way to get shag on a year old show ewe? She\'s older so she\'s naturally using it but is there any way to prevent it?
Answer:Some get a leg wrap and wrap the legs. We put them on the stand 3-4 times per week and rinse the wool, blow dry, then brush in conditioner.
 
Question:Best supplements to build up a lambs butt muscle? Currently being fed Purina 15% grower and corn chops.
Answer:Muscle is built with protein. Not sure why you are feeding corn chops, but it lowers the protein. I would take out the chops and add a protein supplement. HCS top dress.
 
Question:The lambs I finnished are too fat, how can I reduce the fat of my lambs next year?
Answer:Higher protein feed and exercise.
 
Question:My show lamb is to fat what do I do
Answer:limit feed and exercise
 
Question:My lamb won\'t eat!? She started eating just fine when we first got her but now she won\'t eat
Answer:Try a different kind of feed. supplement with alfalfa hay
 
Question:How often should you bathe your show lamb?
Answer:Usually just prior to shearing for a show. After shearing, put on a lamb blanket.
 
Question:Hi I was wondering if you can give muscle milk or protein shakes to show lambs for muscle?
Answer:These are protein supplements for humans. Try a protein supplement designed for animals. I use Honor show chow top dress. It is also cheaper.
 
Question:My lamb has a really small frame to begin with, but he lacks coverage on his back end. You can see his spine all the way down his back and his butt is very small. I walk him at least 4 times a week and he is receiving the proper amount of lamb feed he just lacks the coverage needed on his back end and over his top. What do I need to do?
Answer:From what you tell me, sounds like he lacks muscle and fat. I would make sure he is getting all the feed he can eat and add a fat additive. I like Honor show chow power fuel. Limit the exercise.
 
Question:My lamb was sick with pneumonia really bad and lost a lot of weight, he is getting a lot of it back but when i look at him from the side i wish his stomach has more depth. How can I do that?
Answer:Feed extra hay to add more rumen shape.
 
Question:Can I use both fitter 35 and show bloom supplement on my market lamb? Is it safe?
Answer:Fitter 35 is a protein supplement that raises the amount of protein the lamb is fed daily. Show bloom is also a protein supplement- 30% protein. They do the same thing. I would pick one or the other. Always watch the feces of the lamb. If it remains in "pills" you are OK. If it gets loose, you are adding too much additive.
 
Question:Looking for opinions for muscling supplements. something to help the lamb become firmer and better handling in their butt and better overall in the way they look.
Answer:go to www.honorshowchow.com and look up lamb feeding strategies
 
Question:How do I have continual growth on my lambs leg wool throughout show season?
Answer:we rinse the leg wool 3-4 x per week, blow out with blower, spray with conditioner and blow out again. Do not comb them much, it pulls out the wool.
 
Question:What are the advantages of wet feeding and how do you get started? And also what is the best feed to use when wet feeding?
Answer:You have to use a textured feed to wet feed. Start them out by lightly adding water and increase until it is wet. The advantage is that you do not ever have to drench them at a show. You simply add the water to the feed.
 
Question:what does freshness, cover, and condition mean
Answer:the amount of fat the lamb has over the top and ribs. The more fat, the smoother they look in appearance. Ideal fat cover is about a 1/4 of an inch over the last rib.
 
Question:what is the best supplement to use to put good cover on your show lamb. I was told to use butter milk. But what Does butter milk really do for them ?
Answer:Butter milk is high in fat- 22%. It adds fat to their diet and also has probiotics to keep their rumen working correctly. A good feed source to add fat.
 
Question:We won rate of gain at .934lbs per day. New to club lambs, but is this actually an honorable award to win? Several other club lamb guys acted like we shouldn\'t be overly proud of this. We had 6 lambs in the top ten ROG. TIA
Answer:Congrats. Every program has goals and expectations.
 
Question:How do I stop my lamb from running ahead of me in a show?
Answer:Grab his head and control him. You have to be stronger and tougher than the lamb. You lead him, he doesn't lead you.
 
Question:Is there ever a point where you are giving too many top dresses to your lambs. We are using like 5 right now and I\'m not sure if that is too many or if it\'s fine.
Answer:I am not sure what you are using, but simple is the formula I use. Complete feed- I use honor show chow- a handful of hay, exercise. For fat, we drench buttermilk
 
Question:What\'s the pros and cons of letting a show lamb graze?
Answer:Going to get a big rumen.
 
Question:I have a market lamb that is halter broken but refuses to walk without the halter in the show ring. Show is in less than a month and I have no idea what to do. The \"go\" button does not work and we have tried EVERYTHING including spooking him, giving him treats and he won\'t even follow another lamb!! It\'s come to the point where I just have to pull his weight around but I easily get tired.
Answer:Someone behind the lamb- use a pig whip. Whip him on the inside of the back legs while he is being led. Repetition.
 
Question:What is a good program to hold a lamb at zero or minimal gain for 3 months, without them losing muscle and gaining frame?
Answer:Go to honor show chow and look up feeding strategies for lambs
 
Question:I have a show lamb that no matter what I\'ve tried he will not let me stand in front of him and set him up. He backs away from me every time. He breathes really hard the whole time I work with him. He will not walk with his halter on. I have worked him everyday for two months, and he still won\'t settle down. I\'m very frustrated on my show is in six weeks. any suggestions?
Answer:Go to the home page and read the goat guide
 
Question:How to add more shag to a show lamb
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Question:bough a lam and it is not eating what can i do?
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Question:Our lambs weigh 113 and 100. Our show is 56 days away. Heavier one we want to finish at 140 and lighter at 125. How can I do this with grain+supplements? They are toned but need cover. We exercise 4x a week. Feed heavier 3 lbs a day and lighter 2.7 lbs a day, thank you.
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Question:Can show lambs get a urinary track infection? I was asking cause we have a ewe that has a little discharge coming out that looks like infection.
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Question:My show lambs have went off water, our water source is off a well. I change the water 5 times a day so it is fresh and give mineral but still not drinking. What can I do? They look stail.
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Question:How long do you guys treadmill your lambs forward and backwards? And at what speed do you treadmill them backwards and forwards?
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Question:Our lambs weigh 113 and 100. Our show is 56 days away. Heavier one we want to finish at 140 and lighter at 125. How can I do this with grain+supplements? They are toned but need cover. We exercise 4x a week. Feed heavier 3 lbs a day and lighter 2.7 lbs a day, thank you.
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Question:We had a dog get to our show lambs.. They are now behind in the gaining department. What would you do to get them to gain weight fast? They are now just getting back on feed. So we are about 3 weeks behind.
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