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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D1800-1

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Image Number D1800-1

Comparison of the lamb’s eyelid color with the FAMACHA card containing photos of sheep eyelids at five levels of anemia will determine whether deworming is necessary. Combining the FAMACHA system with rotational grazing reduces the need for deworming in lambs.


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Last Modified: 6/29/2010