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03.02.2023 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1358 +20
Micron 17 2357 +32
Micron 18 2022 +12
Micron 19 1699 +7
Micron 20 1562 +31
Micron 21 1472n +28
Micron 25 788n +4
Micron 26 596n -2
Micron 28 345 +3
Micron 30 298 +3
Micron 32 240n +2
MCar 888 +16
Reproduction

Sheep reproduction is an important focus for the Australian wool industry.

Our research is focused on the main factors influencing the productivity of sheep reproduction, including woolgrower education and best practise management, ewe nutrition and supplementary feeding, mob dynamics and climate variability on sheep reproductive health.

AWI invests in many grower extension programs, and one of the most popular is Lifetime Ewe Management. The Lifetime Ewe Management extension program estimates over 12 million ewes have been managed to best practice since its inception in 2006, representing over 30% of Australia's ewe flock.

In this section
Lambing
AWI provides woolgrowers with news tools, information and skills to increase the number of lambs weaned across wool growing flocks.
Weaning
Weaning is a key time in the calendar for both the ewe and the lamb, and a few key steps will help your weaners thrive and ewes recover for next joining.
Ewe Nutrition
Ewe nutrition is crucial to successful lambing. Knowing what and when to feed ewes is fundamental to ewe and lamb health and survival.
Best Practice Management Courses
AWI provides woolgrowers with new tools, information and skills to manage ewe nutrition and increase the number of lambs weaned across wool growing flocks.