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Sheep & Beef Calendar

 

Sheep Calendar

 

Month

Event

January

  • Lamb drench
  • Dipping 4-6 weeks post shearing
  • Lamb pneumonia alert (next 3 months)
  • Facial eczema  (3-4 months)

February

  • Lamb drench
  • Toxo vaccinations -  maiden ewes (at least 4 weeks prior to mating)
  • Campy vaccination 1st dose
  • Rams palpated

March

  • Lamb drench
  • Teaser in 17 days prior to ram in
  • Campy vaccination booster
  • Pre-tup crutch ewes
  • Possible pre-tup drench ewes

April

  •  Lamb drench
  • Ram in MA ewes (42-51 days)
  • 1st salmonella vaccination

May

  •  Lamb drench
  • Ram in ewe hoggets (25-34 days)
  • 2nd salmonella vaccination (booster)
  • Pre-winter mineral check

June

  •  Scan ewes (40-45 days after ram out)

July

  • Scan ewes (40-45 days after ram out)

August

  • Pre-lamb crutching ewes
  • Drench capsule ewes
  • Metabolic disease alert pregnant ewes
  • 5in1 ewes 2-6 weeks prior to lambing

September

  •  Ewes lambing (MA, followed by hoggets)

October

  • Start docking
  • Scabby mouth vaccinations at docking
  • Lamb vaccination if ewes didn’t have 5in1

November

  •  Docking

December

  •  Weaning
  • Shearing
  • 5in1 replacement lambs (with booster 4-6 weeks later)

 

Beef Calendar

 

Month

Event

January

  • Calf lepto and clostridial vaccination boosters
  • Facial eczema (3-4 months)

February

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March

  • Pregnancy testing
  • Annual lepto vaccination

April

  • Weaning (Weight target 220-240kg)
  • Drench calves
  •  BVD vaccinate calves

May

  •  Pre – winter mineral check/ liver biopsies
  • BVD vaccination booster calves

June

  •  Lice pour on

July

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August

  • Rotavirus vaccination

September

  • Calving

October

  • Bull testing

November

  • Pre-mating mineral check/ liver biopsies

December

  •  Bull in (52-63 days)
  • Calf marking
  • Calf clostridial vaccinations
  • Calf lepto vaccination