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LOTSA LAMBS – Improving reproduction success

09 Jun 2023 09:00AM - 09 Jun 2023 12:00PM

Sheep Sheep
Lamb Lamb

Location: Wirrabara, SA

The third workshop for the Upper North Farming Systems group Lotsa Lambs Producer demonstration site project will focus on improving weaner management.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Weaning process
  • Weaner growth targets
  • Weaner nutrition and maximising spring feed
  • Successful breeders from weaners
  • Managing heat stress in sheep
  • The benefits of using vitamins and melatonin (Regulin) to improve the productivity of sheep during periods of heat
  • Results from producers in the Upper North
  • Strategies to optimise weaner health
  • Preventing worms and other common challenges

Key speakers:

  • Deb Scammel - Talking Livestock
  • Colin Trengove - ProAg consulting
  • Will Van Weterre - Adelaide University


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