Developed by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) and the ASHEEP group of Esperance, the Lambing Planner brings together best practice guidelines in one easy-to-use tool.
The Lambing Planner sets out key management operations that make up the breeding cycle, providing information on:
- ewe and ram nutrition
- condition score targets at different stages
- reproductive management
- lambing guidelines.
Lambing Planner App
The Lambing Planner App has all of the same functions and information as the paper based tool but allows you to save your choices for future reference. The calendar displays the current activities and stages of pregnancy or lactation with more detailed information at the click of a button.
It is available at no charge on:
The Lambing Planner App has been made possible by the Sheep Industry Business Innovation project (SIBI), supported by Royalties for Regions.
Lambing Planner paper based tool
The easy-to-use dial design allows you to select a joining date and from that point, gain a series of guidelines and recommendations including the use of teasers, ram preparation, joining ratio, ewe feed requirements and the timing of worm egg count and lamb vaccinations.
For a free copy of the paper-based Lambing Planner, contact Ros at the department's Katanning office on +61 (0)8 9821 3219 or email email@example.com.
The Lambing Planner paper tool is supported by funding from Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).