Producers who wish to join ewe lambs must consider a number of factors in order to maximise joining success.
- expected lambing percentage
- selection of rams with the most appropriate LAMBPLAN ASBVs
- joining management
- the necessary growth rate targets for ewe weaners
- nutritional requirements to meet ewe lamb growth rate targets
- management of young pregnant and lactating ewes
- financial implications of targeting 45 x 7.