The profitability of improving lambing percentages
Increasing ewe lambing percentages has the potential to improve farm profitability. However this depends on the level of fertility already being achieved by the ewes, the level of survival of the lambs as well as the lamb selling strategy that is implemented. Farmers need to carefully consider the implications of whether or not to focus on improving ewe fertility further.
Keywordsewe; lamb; lambing; profitability; ewe fertility; lambing percentages; lamb survival; live weight gains; farm profit
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness; 070201 Animal Breeding
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