A lucerne flush at joining can boost numbers

Joining Merino ewes naturally while they graze lucerne is a highly effective way to increase the number of lambs born. But high levels of lucerne can have the opposite effect on artificially inseminated, pen-fed ewes, as Pamela Lawson discovers.

A lucerne flush at joining can boost numbers A lucerne flush at joining can boost numbers A lucerne flush at joining can boost numbers A lucerne flush at joining can boost numbers A lucerne flush at joining can boost numbers

Two studies have recently been conducted to address concerns that joining ewes on lucerne can result in poor reproductive performance.

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