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Recording the lambing performance of ewes under field conditions



Recording the lambing performance of ewes under field conditions



Australian Jour Exptl Agric And Animal Husb 3(10): 228-231



A technique is described which enables the accurate division of a flock of ewes into 3 categories of lambing performance[long dash]dry ewes, ewes which have lost their lambs (lambed and lost) and ewes with lambs at foot (lactating ewes). This technique is of particular value when a record of lambing by individual ewes is required under field conditions. It also provides a rapid and inexpensive means of surveying problems of flock fertility on grazing properties.

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