A feeding system for orphan and weak lambs. It provides ad lib and warm top quality lamb milk through a robust hygienic bucket. Shepherdess orphan lamb feeder is suitable for up to 20 lambs.
Complete kit includes : insulated outer bucket, 2 inner buckets, heater, thermometer, 4 x teats,all pipes and instructions.
Eliminates the need for frequent bottle feeding from day 1
Milk is kept at an even temperature
Each feeder will service upto 20 lambs
Lambs under 3 weeks of age will take to the feeder when hungry without assistance
The first suck is of warm milk
Reduces digestive problems and set-backs
Lambs more than match the performance of those suckling a ewe
Weaning can be carried out abruptly at 5 weeks of age
Unaffected by freezing conditions
Can be used in any location with a 240V electrical supply
Running costs are a few pence per week due to effective insulation and temperature control.
Reduces physical handling of the lambs and possibility of transmitting infections (eg.Orf), and reduces stress