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Effects of rate and duration of lupin grain supplementation on ovulation and fertility of Merino ewes



Effects of rate and duration of lupin grain supplementation on ovulation and fertility of Merino ewes



Proceedings of the Australian Society of Animal Production 11: 5P



Lupin grain was supplied to ewes at daily rates of 0, 125 or 250 g/ewe or ad lib. for 0, 7 or 14 days before joining with rams. For the 4 rates of feeding resp., ovulation rate averaged 1.18, 1.26, 1.33 and 1.46, ewe lambing percentage was 75.8, 75.0, 75.7 and 79.1, and percentage of ewes twinning was 11.4, 15.0, 24.3 and 27.6.

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