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Research reveals non-Merino ewe condition scores for maximising lamb survival rates

NEW research into the management of non-Merino ewes has shown the liveweight and condition score profile of a flock can predict the productivity of ewes and survival rates and growth of their progeny to weaning.

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Research reveals non-Merino ewe condition scores for maximising lamb survival rates

The findings are contained in the final report of the research and development project, Lifetime Maternals – development of management guidelines of non-Merino ewes, funded by Meat & Livestock Australia...

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