Nutritional management of spring lambing Merinos to rear more lambs. Part 5: Growing lambs to achieve their genetic potential

Dr John Milton talks about how grow lambs to achieve their genetic potential.  John is the Director of Independent Lab Services (a feed analysis and consultancy company) and Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. (Video length 12:54) This is part five of five in this series on the nutritional management of spring lambing … Read more

Nutritional management of spring lambing Merinos to rear more lambs. Part 3: Hold ewes about condition score 3 during pregnancy

Dr John Milton talks about the importance of holding ewes about condition score 3 during pregnancy to rear more lambs.  John is the Director of Independent Lab Services (a feed analysis and consultancy company) and Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. (Video length 4:03) This is part three of five in this series … Read more

Increasing lambing success at Blackall – a producer case study

The Banks family are passionate sheep people and have made significant management changes to increase lambing success and to lift the overall profitability of the enterprise.  Some of these changes have included scanning to determine where losses were occurring, splitting ewes into mobs of singles and twins, culling unproductive ewes, supplementary feeding and using electronic … Read more

Sheep pregnancy scanners

There are a number of sheep pregnancy scanners that operate in and/or service Queensland including: Damo’s Preg Testing – Damien Pollett (Tweed Heads), 0447 049 057, dmpollett@bigpond.com Mike Rival (Goondiwindi), 07 4671 2203, mikerival@bigpond.com Ben Banks (Blackall), 0429 799 807 or 07 4657 5959, rivington.banks@bigpond.com Bruce Toms (Stanthorpe), 0418 518 508 or 07 4685 6075, … Read more