March 2008 – MLA Scanning

Steve Parker from Advance Livestock Services visited. He weighed the rams, performed EMD & Fat Score tests and also measured scrotal circumferences.
The 2007 drop Rams that will be on offer at this year’s sale have been weighed at 100 and 200 days of age. They will be weighed again one more time before sale. They were also shorn late March / early April 2008.

Weighing Results
100 DAYS OF AGE(6/11/07) : Average of 34.74kg to a high of 52.5 kg.
200 DAYS OF AGE(31/3/087) : Average of 41.47kg to a high of 55kg.

(An average growth rate of 19.4% in drought conditions).

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