Useful tables - Sheep

Energy and protein contents of common feeds for sheep

(Source: FeedTest laboratory. For current test reports https://www.feedtest.com.au/index.php/news/51-season-averages-1st-quarter-2018-19


Energy (MJ ME) and protein (CP) requirements for different classes of sheep

(Source: Drought Feeding and Management of Sheep Table 3.1 page 31)


Lifetimeewe table – how much energy can sheep get from dry pasture



Lifetimeewe tables – Energy requirements of ewes

Based on condition score, liveweight and stage of pregnancy or lactation Lifetimeewe tables – Energy requirements of ewes – based on condition score, liveweight and stage of pregnancy or lactation


Weight of hay & silage bales

(wet weights/as fed weights):Source: http://dairypastureconsumptioncalculator.com.au/help/typical-bale-weights