Risk factors for Merino ewe mortality on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia.

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OBJECTIVE To measure the association of worm egg count (WEC), body weight (BW) and fat score (FS) with mortality in Merino ewes. METHODS On six farms, Merino ewes (n = 1440) were yarded at approximately 3-month intervals for 2 years for a range of experimental measurements. Mortality was defined by failure to present at two consecutive measurement days… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/avj.12145

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