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Early weaning of lambs. I. Effect of weight and age at weaning on growth of Polwarth lambs



Early weaning of lambs. I. Effect of weight and age at weaning on growth of Polwarth lambs



Boln tec. Estac. exp. Paysandu 5(1): 1-12



In 13 Polwarth and 15 weaned at 48 days and 14 kg, body weight at 136 days averaged 31.6 and 24.7 kg resp. v 28.3 and 24.5 kg for 13 and 15 weaned at 100 days and 21.1 kg; the differences were only significant for the The advantages of early weaning of the sheep bred mainly for wool are discussed.

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