- Select rams as maternal sires more effectively using LAMBPLAN® Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBVs).
- Improve the productivity and profitability of your enterprise by joining crossbred ewe lambs at 7–9 months of age.
- Optimise ewe lamb joining success through good nutritional management and animal husbandry
Crossbred ewe lambs can be successfully joined at 7–9 months of age if they achieve a minimum live weight of 45kg. This can significantly reduce the cost of growing out replacement ewes.
Ewe genetics, nutrition and management are essential factors to focus on if you wish to maximise breeding success with this ‘45 x 7’ approach.