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The Good Food Guide for Sheep has been produced to provide Western Australian farmers with a concise compilation of current information on feeding sheep for meat production. Although there are already numerous publications about sheep nutrition,many of them relate to wool production, reproduction or drought feeding, or they concentrate on particular feeds or feeding systems.
This book contains information on a wide range of feeds and feeding methods. Just as there is no single ‘best’ sheep breed for meat production, there is no ultimate feed regime for sheep for growth.
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Dry farming, Sheep meat, Sheep health, Supplementary feeding, Meat production, Dry lot feeding, Grazing, Lucerne, Sheep, Grasses, Pastures, Lupins, Pasture plants, Fodder crops, Sheep diseases, Western Australia
Plant Sciences | Sheep and Goat Science
Croker, K, Watt, P, and Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. (2001), The Good food guide for sheep : feeding sheep for meat production in the areas of Western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4473.