Fat or Thin or just right

Updated: Sep 11, 2019

https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/management-reproduction/condition-scoring-sheep


It is not good enough to visually look at your goats and say they are in adequate condition. The poorest animal can be days away from death, pot bellied and hair sticking erect from the skin in an attempt to try and stay warm, can hide the truth.

It is a simple technique, practise it and share it with your fellow breeders.

Use it as a means to calendar in drenching, or up the food intake of does prior to kidding to avoid issues caused by in adequate energy stores for the task ahead.

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