WATCH: Why recording lamb and Ewe Mature Weights are important for Genetic Evaluations!

WATCH: Why recording lamb and Ewe Mature Weights are important for Genetic Evaluations!

Dr Alan Bohan of Sheep Ireland explains the importance of recording lamb weights and ewe mature weights in the video below. Recording these important phenotype’s are vital for genetic evaluations to be accurately ran on animals participating in the LambPlus Program. All LambPlus breeder got a wallchart like the one below when they joined LambPlus, this wallchart is very useful and breeders are encouraged to hang these up in their shed for ease of recording and to serve as reminders of important recording deadlines.

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