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Reducing roundworms in ewes through better nutrition

The results of a study on the potential to reduce roundworm pasture contamination through the management of protein levels in the diets of breeding ewes.

Year of Publication2009

This work suggests that there is potential to reduce roundworm pasture contamination around lambing time by increasing the protein level in the diet of the breeding ewe. It is particularly relevant to prolific flocks.

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sheep feedingsheep nutritionlambing managementanimal nutritionewe nutrition
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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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