Farmers who have been impacted by floods and require assistance or have urgent welfare needs, please contact the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226

Early weaning

When seasonal conditions are tough and pasture availability is low over lambing, early weaning of lambs might be a useful management option. The benefits are the total feed requirements for the flock are less, because ewes and lambs can be fed and managed to their requirements.

This article from Agriculture Victoria provides some tips for early weaning.