ovine and carpine terms

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saratay
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ovine and carpine terms
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2011-09-12 15:00:33
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terms for adult and young sheep and goats
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  1. Ram
    Mature male sheep
  2. Buck
    Mature male goat
  3. Ewe
    Mature female sheep
  4. Doe
    Mature female goat
  5. Lamb
    Newborn sheep
  6. Ram
    Young male sheep
  7. Ewe
    Young female sheep
  8. Wether
    Castrated male sheep and goat
  9. Kid
    Newborn goat
  10. Buck
    Young male goat
  11. Doe
    Young female goat
  12. Temperature
    • Sheep: 101-103.5
    • Goat: 101-103
  13. Pulse
    • Sheep: 70-90bpm
    • Goat: 70-90bpm
  14. Respritation
    • Sheep: 12-20rpm
    • Goat: 12-20rpm
  15. Tagging
    clipping the wool around the vulva before breeding
  16. "Crutching"
    clipping wool around vulva and udder before lambing
  17. 6-16 months
    Puberty
  18. Fall
    breeding season
  19. Seasonally polyestrous
    type of cycle
  20. 17-21 days
    length of estrus
  21. 1-3 days
    length of heat
  22. 4-5 months
    weaned
  23. Newborn care
    • check to see if breathing
    • dip umbilicus
    • should have colostrum within 15 hours
  24. 2 weeks old
    castration and tail docking
  25. 3 days old
    Disbudding and descenting bucks

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