Animal production and livestock
Flock owner's excessive use of supplementary feed, especially of hay, lack of knowledge of nutritional requirements of weaners and failure to follow recommended methods of internal parasite control were the main areas of inefficient management. Management of the weaners as observed in the first year, suggested that previous advice by the Department of Agriculture was not well accepted or had not reached some producers.
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Western Australia, Surveys, Sheep, Feeding, Australian merino
Norris, R T. (1986), Survey of post-weaning management, growth and mortality of Merino weaners. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Technical Bulletin 70.