MU Extension offers spring lambing guidance

OSCEOLA, Mo. – The benefits of spring lambing and management tips are part of a new University of Missouri Extension publication for sheep producers.

“Spring lambing has been found to be more profitable than fall and winter lambing,” said David Brown, MU Extension small-ruminant specialist. “The abundance of spring forage lowers feed costs associated with processed feeds, and conception rates are much higher in spring because breeding coincides with the natural mating and lambing seasons of sheep.”