Sheep, Reproductive performance, Lambing rate, Lambs, Mortality, Western Australia
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WESTERN AUSTRALIA has an acute shortage of sheep.
It is estimated that about seven million extra sheep are needed to stock existing pastures fully; meanwhile the carrying capacity of the State's pastures is increasing at the rate of three million sheep a year.
Department of Agriculture, Western Australia
"Reproductive wastage and the sheep shortage in Western Australia,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 7:
9, Article 2.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol7/iss9/2