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Reproductive problems

Reproductive wastage can cause significant economic loss to the small ruminant enterprise, as various diseases can disrupt the reproductive system. On this page, reproduction problems are organized alphabetically according to topic: dystocia, epididymitis, general reproductive problems, pizzle rot, prolapses, phytoestrogens, retained placenta, and ringworm. There is a separate page for abortion.

All of the links on this page were last verified 09-Dec-2013. Please report broken links to Susan Schoenian at

Twin sisters
Pregnant ewe lambs