BRIEF COMMUNICATION: The effect of dam age and lamb birth rank on the growth rate, faecal egg count and onset of puberty of single and twin female offspring to 12 month of age
Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Volume 71, pp 83-85, Jan 2011
Article class: Brief CommunicationPublisher: New Zealand Society of Animal Production
Breeding ewe lambs at eight to nine months of age has gained popularity on New Zealand sheep farms in recent years. This is predominantly because of the many production advantages it offers: greater net profits, increased number and weight of lambs produced per ewe productive lifetime, better use of spring herbage, early recognition of fertility potential, increased rates of genetic gain and... Continued
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