Breeding in Sheep – Schedule

Breeding in sheep *Schedule    A. SHEEP Age at mating : Sheep normally attain good growth at about 24 months (range 18-36) of age. Breeding too young ewes results in more weaklings and higher lamb losses. It is desirable to use rams for mating from the age of 2 years till the age of 7 years. Mating season and estrus cycle : Sheep …

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Nutrient management plan on sheep

Nutrient management plan on sheep farms:- One of the most important aspects of any animal-based agricultural operation is having an effective waste management plan which reaps the benefits and helps reduce the risks associated with the use and disposal of animal wastes. Improper manure management can have a detrimental effect on water quality.Manure management regulations are created and enforced by …

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Top 10 Formulas for Feeding Ewes

Feeding Ewes -Top 10 Formulas: Feed represents the single largest cost in all types of sheep production. A ewe’s nutritional needs are not static. What and how much to feed a ewe depends upon many factors, including the ewe’s age, weight, and body condition, along with her stage and level of production. Climate and exercise can also have an effect …

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