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Lamb survival

Aug 5, 2022 | Dry stock, Sheep

The neonatal period accounts for most lamb losses on farms where toxo and campy vaccinations are used.  

Docking numbers can provide very valuable information about areas of loss on your property.

It is a very good exercise to work out lamb wastage from scanning to docking. 17% loss is the national average. There are fixes for lamb wastage problems so get hold of a vet if you are concerned.

Calculate lamb wastage using the below formula: 

If you would like further information or advice talk with your  Anexa vet.

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