Sheep, Feeding, Western Australia
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Many fanners feed large amounts of grain to their weaners over summer and autumn, in the belief that this is necessary for high lifetime production.
The economics of this are open to doubt; in fact, the results of a recent experiment at Wongan Hills Research Station suggested that weaner feeding practices need review.
McGarry, W L. and Lightfoot, R. J.
"Weaner feeding practices need review,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 3
, Article 3.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol3/iss3/3