Making More from Sheep Australian Wool Innovation Limited Meat & Livestock Australia
MODULE 3: Market Focused Lamb and Sheepmeat Production
Tool 3.1
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To plan the average lamb growth rate to point of sale:

1.  Separate the mob into top, middle and bottom thirds to account for natural variation.

2.  Complete the table for each mob.

3.  Calculate the estimated average days to sale weight.

4.  Calculate the growth rate required (grams per head per day) to achieve the target market.

5.  Use this information to plan the utilisation of available forage (see procedure 8.3 in Turn Pasture into Product)

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