Caprine & Ovine terms

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Caprine & Ovine terms
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2011-08-29 14:06:03
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  1. ram
    Mature male

    sheep
  2. ewe
    Mature female

    sheep
  3. lamb
    Newborn

    sheep
  4. ram
    Young male

    sheep
  5. ewe
    Young female

    sheep
  6. wether
    Castrated male

    sheep
  7. buck
    Mature male

    goat
  8. doe
    Mature female

    goat
  9. kid
    Newborn

    goat
  10. buck
    Young male

    goat
  11. doe
    Young female

    goat
  12. wether
    castrated male

    goat
  13. Goat and Sheep normal values
    • Temp – 101 – 103.5
    • Pulse – 70-90 bpm
    • Resp –12-20 rpm
  14. Strong flock instinct
    Scent glands on feet
    No beard or waddles
    Rams don’t have a musk smell
    Stomp when angry
    sheep
  15. May be more independent
    Scent glands on head
    Bucks can have a distinctive odor
    Some have beards and waddles
    goats
  16. Tip up:
    • Roll onto a hip and lean on restrainer. They
    • become docile in this position, but can become hyperthermic. Can use a restraint “chair”
  17. Puberty
    Breeding season
    Type of cycle
    Length of estrus
    Length of "heat"
    Signs of heat
    Gestation length
    Method of breeding
    Weaned
    • -6-16 months (depending on how late in the spring they were born)
    • -fall
    • - seasonally polyestrous
    • -17-21 days
    • -1-3 days
    • - only a ram or buck know
    • - 150 days
    • - mostly natural
    • - 4-5 months
  18. the process of feeding extra feed to the thin ewe to stimulate her to ovulate more eggs
    Flushing
  19. clipping the wool around the vulva before breeding
    Tagging
  20. -Called lambing or kidding
    -Spring
    -“Crutching” is clipping wool around vulva and udder before lambing
    -Sheep are out in a pasture or in a pen to lamb
    -Smaller pen helps with bonding
    Parturition
  21. Newborn care
    • -Check to see if breathing
    • -Dip umbilicus
    • -Should have colostrum within 15 hours
  22. -Use fresh placenta from foster ewe to cover orphan
    -Fools ewe into accepting lamb as her own
    Slime Grafting
  23. -Only used when foster ewe has just lost her lamb
    -Cover orphan with skin of ewe’s dead lamb
    Skin Grafting
  24. -Place orphan lamb and ewe’s lamb into vat of salt water
    -Both lambs now smell the same and both will be accepted. (in theory)
    Wet Grafting

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