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Breeding Soundness Examination
A ram not only represents a sizeable investment but he also influence the economic return from the flock for years to come. Through a breeding soundness examination prior to the breeding season, rams of questionable or unsatisfactory breeding potential can be identified.
Breeding Soundness in Rams
Provides a guide on how to conduct a breeding soundness examination and how to interpret the results.
Improving Reproductive Performance of the Ewe
Factsheet from Utah State University Extension. [PDF]
Late Gestation Ewe Management
Information on preparing for lambing, provided by the University of Nebraska extension. [PDF]
A service for sheep breeders, linking the buyers and sellers of ram semen for AI purposes throughout the United States.
Reproductive Management of the Ewe Flock and the Ram
Reproduction in sheep is influenced by numerous factors. These include: genetic potential, nutritional status, environmental factors, daylength or photoperiod effects, health status and other factors. These factors are important in both the ram and the ewe.
Selecting the Right Ram with EPDs
Tells how to use EPDs to select the right ram for your breeding program.
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