You have some very simple but very useful information at your fingertips – use it to help you and your advisors plan for the future.

Closing the gap between scanning percentage and lambs reared will help maximise the flock’s potential.

Keep simple records of basic data to give you and your advisors ideas for improvements that can be put into place. Choose a simple recording system to suit your farm – so everyone involved can help monitor performance and productivity.

You can find examples of lambing records by clicking the below images:

Download a copy of this form, fill it in and take it to your vet to discuss where actions might bring improvements.

Planning for healthy numbers by improving flock performance

Some examples of key performance indicators:
  • Scanning percentage
  • Rearing and selling percentage
  • Lamb growth rates
  • Days on farm
  • Output (kg/ha)

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