Merino maternity ward brings benefits

THE MATERNITY ward at Mernowie Poll Merinos has been in full swing this lambing season and David Rowett is delighted with how it is going.

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The ‘maternity ward’ at Mernowie Poll Merinos has proven itself as a way of enabling easy pedigree recording and preventing mismothering, even with multiples. Photo: Mernowie Poll Merinos

David, who farms at Marrabel, South Australia, with his wife Paige and parents Ian and Roz, said a trial on a much smaller scale a few years ago gave them the confidence to proceed with the maternity