Publications

Accessibility


Search results

4 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type













New items since



Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
Early Weaning Lambs - AS1318
Benefits of Early Weaning Range sheep operations traditionally have allowed lambs to graze with ewes until late summer or early fall. In years when pasture is abundant and lamb growth is satisfactory, producers have little or no reason to wean lambs before they are ready to be finished.
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
Ultrasound Pregnancy Detection in Sheep - AS1611
Why should I ultrasound my flock?
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
Understanding Sheep Estimated Breeding Values - AS1621
Since sheep were domesticated, shepherds have been trying to select breeding animals that will have progeny that are bigger and better. Most often, the traits selected, such as weaning or fl eece weight, affect the productivity of the flock.
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
Feeding Barley to Sheep - AS1624
Barley is a useful feedstuff for sheep. It contains a similar level of energy and higher level than corn. Barley is an excellent supplement to ewe diets during late gestation and lactation or when forage quality is low. Similarly, barley is a good grain source for lamb finishing; however, better feed management may be needed because it tends to ferment more rapidly than corn.
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
Creative Commons License
Feel free to use and share this content, but please do so under the conditions of our Creative Commons license and our Rules for Use. Thanks.