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Lotsa Lams – Improving Reproduction Success

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

UNFS has partnered with MLA to deliver this Producer Demonstration Site program which supports producers to adapt, validate and demonstrate the business value of integrating new management practices/skills into their local farming systems.

Guest speakers include: Michelle Cousins, Cousins Merino Services and Andrew Michael, Leachim Stud

Topics Covered:

  • Defining a breeding objective
  • Merino Flock Profiling—understanding test results & how to use the information
  • Understanding Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBVs) and Indexes
  • Why use ASBVs when buying rams
  • Using the RamSelect app
  • Pregnancy scanning ewes, splitting twins & singles, and managing smaller mob sizes

Farmers are encouraged to bring DNA testing results along on the day.

Alison Henderson who will also give an insight into their sheep enterprise and share her experiences and a visit to their farm.


Upper North Farming Systems – Rachel Trengove


0438 452 003

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