Around 70% of lamb mortality that occurs between birth and weaning occurs within the first 48 hours of a lambs life. Lamb survival is related to lamb birth-weight.  Lamb birth weight is strongly related to the nutrition of the ewe during pregnancy, particularly late pregnancy.


Best Practice Lamb Marking
Increasing Lamb Survival
Increasing Lamb Survival and Numbers
Lamb Survival
Maximising Lambing Percentages
Pinpoint causes of poor reproductive performance
Setting up for good flock fertility
Lamb Vaccination
Trouble with Lambs

Case Studies

Lifting Lamb Survival - Aaron Woods, Keith
Shelter Belts Increase Numbers of Lambs Alive - Graham Clothier, Lucindale


Increasing Lamb Numbers and Survival
Lambs not doing