To get the best possible start in life, lambs should be:
Virbac, the maker of Prodose Orange and Multimin, understands this and have developed a range of solutions just right for you.
At 5 - 6 weeks of age, there are many health treatment factors that sheep producers need to consider. Given that no one season, farm, or lamb flock is the same, there is no ‘one size fits all’ protocol.
Nonetheless, at a minimum, sheep health experts recommend that you:
The first and most important decision is drench selection. Once you have determined the drench to use, your vaccine and mineral treatment options will flow from that.
Lambs are particularly susceptible to attack from gastrointestinal worms. This is due to:
To drench lambs there are two important factors to consider:
Prodose Orange is the farmers’ favorite drench: a broad spectrum, long acting product to use for control of roundworm, nasal worm and tapeworm parasites.
Virbamax First Drench: the powerful comprehensive lamb drench with broad spectrum roundworm, nasal worm and all 4 types of tapeworm control.
Supplementation of essential vitamins and amino acids
Carmino+ provides a range of vitamins and amino acids, as an aid to boost the immunity of young lambs and to help them to recover from setbacks from health related issues or parasites.
It is recommended to consult your Virbac Technical Sales Advisor on these considerations to choose the products and a programme most suited for your farm and production system.