Can Sheep Freeze to Death?

Much like any animal or person, extreme temperatures may cause severe illness and even lead to death. However, sheep have thick coats of wool

Sheep may sleep outside in the cold but it is not recommended. All animals should have a shelter structure to protect them from extreme temperatures, storms, and winds.

When your sheep are too cold, they will typically start to show warning signs. There are symptoms that can tell the owner they need help either from a veterinarian or just need to be warmed up.

If you notice any of the signs above during extreme weather, consult a veterinarian immediately. Otherwise, there are some things that you can do to warm them up and regulate their temperature

Sheep thrive on a varied diet under normal conditions. During extreme temperatures, their nutritional requirements will increase as more energy is used trying to stay warm.