Annual Program 2018

Annual program for Petali Poll Merinos


 

January

Wean lambs: measure Stud lambs body weight, 6 in 1 vaccine B12, drench, draft ram & ewe lambs

Genomic TSU sample top 100+ ram lambs

February

On Property Ram Sale:  1pm Poll Merinos, first Thursday in Feb

March

First classing for weaners

Record adult ewe body weights & condition scores, classing, sire selection & mating allocation

Score all Stud merino weaners for dag

Measure weaners individual Worm Egg Count & drench

April

AI & Natural Mating begins 5 weeks

May

Weaners Post Weaning Body Weight

July

Ultra-sound pregnancy scanning, twin ewes drafted & given preferential treatment

August

Mid-side fleece sample Stud weaners

Shearing rams, measure fleece weights, record Wool Bin

Drench, 6 in 1 vaccine, backline sale rams

Sept/October

Lambing

Mothering up, tagging: any faults noted

Measure Stud merino yearlings for Body Weight, scan Eye Muscle & Fat Depth

November

Lamb marking, 6 in 1 vaccine, scabi-guard

Score Stud lambs for Breech Wrinkle & Breech Cover

December

Classing for Reserves, Auction & Grades, inspect feet & prepare for sale

Jet rams on head


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