Lambing Tag

This episode of Voices from the Field is the first in a five-part  series about women raising sheep. The She’s Raising Sheep series features practical tips for starting and growing a profitable sheep business, plus we’ll have some laughs along the way.
Denice Rackley and Linda Poole ...

Join Margo Hale, Tracy Mumma, Linda Poole, and Linda Coffey, all long-time producers of sheep, goats, or cattle, and all NCAT Livestock and Grazing Specialists, to hear how we handle lambing, kidding, and calving, and what we believe are the five keys to a successful season. We each share our philosophy in managing our livestock, and share photos of a normal birth, discuss how to prepare, when to intervene, what to have on hand, and how to get more help. This webinar is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a...

During lambing, sometimes even healthy and productive ewes can create a challenge for shepherds determined to get everyone to safety. That’s why National Center for Appropriate Technology Regenerative Grazing Specialist Linda Poole recommends making your own lamb ambulance or ‘lambulance’ before lambing.
By Emilie Saunders, NCAT Communications Director...

I’ve been blessed by mentors whose lambing stories and cautions have soaked so deep into my core that now they are mine too. As a way to pay forward the wisdom so kindly shared with me, here are my top five tips and tools for a panic-free lambing season.
By Linda Poole, Regenerative Grazing Specialist...