SA flocks put melatonin to test for lifting twin lamb survival

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By Catherine Miller
Updated April 20 2022 - 6:47am, first published 6:00am
TALKING LAMBS: University of Adelaide's Forbes Brien, Mackillop Farm Management Group executive officer Meg Bell, scanner Josh Cousins and SARDI senior research officer Alice Weaver at last week's MFMG workshop on Scanning and Survival in Sheep.

SA based researchers have found supplementing ewes carrying twins with a melatonin implant could help lift lamb survival to weaning by more than 10 per cent.

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