Lamb Care Australia

Lamb Care Australia

Approximately 15 million lambs die on Australian farms every year during their first 48 hours of life. These deaths are largely due to being abandoned by their mother shortly after birth often in the case of twins or triplets because the mother is unable to care for all her babies.

Lamb Care Australia is a not for profit organisation that fosters and rehomes some of these lambs who are born during the lambing season across Victoria. Lambs surrendered to us are placed into specialist care for the initial stage to establish an acceptable level of health prior to being placed with a foster carer. They are then placed into a permanent home following the weaning period where they will live out their natural life span.

A secondary aim of this organisation will be to educate the public about the plight of these lambs and help people to make more compassionate lifestyle choices in regards to animals.

 
 
 
 

 
 
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AUD $2

Nappies

Many people are surprised and amused to see the Lamb Care Australia lambs in nappies. The lambs spend much of their first weeks indoors, therefore ... Read More

AUD $5

Baby Bottles

Each lamb that comes into the care of Lamb Care Australia is bottle fed a milk replacer. Feeding continues until the lamb completes the weaning sta... Read More

AUD $10

Lamb Jumpers

The majority of lambs are rescued during the cold winter months. Most are only a day or two old and are unable to fully regulate their body tempera... Read More

AUD $15

Probiotic Powder

It is not uncommon for rescued lambs to develop some type of infection during the first few months of life. Antibiotics are usually prescribed by a... Read More

AUD $35

Milk Powder

Every rescued lamb is fed a lamb specific milk replacer. At first lambs are fed small quantities every 2 - 3 hours. The feed quantities gradually i... Read More

AUD $65

Medical Supplies

In addition to vet expenses, Lamb Care Australia also regularly spends money on medication and medical supplies. They may spend from approximately ... Read More