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How to check the ewe is fit for breeding


Edward Egan, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Co. Meath has compiled a fact sheet for sheep farmers on how to check the ewe is fit for breeding. Edward outlines 10 key areas that need addressing and he advises beginning the ewe check early - at least 10 weeks prior to start of breeding. Download it here

View or download How to check the ewe is fit for breeding (PDF)

Listen to Frank Campion, Teagasc on the Ovicast podcast on ewe condition below

If you liked this article you might like this factsheet How to check the ram is fit for breeding , also by Edward Egan, Teagasc.

You might also like to read Mating Ewe Lambs

To find out more see Teagasc Sheep

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