Ewe management and body weight at joining


Lamb marking percentage is one of the factors determining the success and profitability of a sheep enterprise for either Merino or prime lamb production.

Farmers will consider many factors when choosing a joining date. This Primefact discusses:

  • fat score and body weight at joining;
  • day length - effect on ovulation;
  • twin scanning.


Primefact 332

Published: Feb 2007