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The influence of previous reproduction on subsequent fertility in multiparous ewes
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016-06)
Adult ewes often lose live weight while lactating, but should regain it prior to the following mating if pasture availability or sheep numbers are managed judiciously. Data from a self-replacing flock of Wiltshire ewes ...
Spring and summer pasture feeding and ewe reproduction and wool growth
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1990)
Effects of pasture feeding level during lactation and over summer on ewe wool growth and ovulation rate were assessed in 1983-84 and 1984-85. Two levels of pasture feeding (lactation high and lactation low) from parturition ...