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

Grain feeding lambs – tips for getting it right

Queensland producers opting to grain feed lambs should ‘lock in grain supplies and set up forward contracts’ to minimise risk and increase returns, according to a sheep and wool adviser, Geoff Duddy. He said high store lamb prices had made feedlotting ‘reasonably risky’ but there were margins for producers who did their planning and preparation. … Read more