Management around mating

 Key points

  • Put the rams out near the peak of the breeding season
  • Lambing date should coincide with the onset of the spring pasture growth flush
  • Ewes should have a condition score of 3 or better
  • Avoid taking weight off ewes between weaning and mating
  • Androvax can increase lambing percentages by about 20 per cent
  • Vaccinate against the abortion diseases toxoplasmosis and campylobacter
  • Rams must be fit and healthy.
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