Irish Independent - Farming : 2019-02-05

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16 Farming Independent Tuesday 5 February 2019 TABLE 1: 2019 SCANNING RESULTS – EWES (2018 INCLUDED FOR COMPARISON) Scanning Date 2019 2018 No. Ewes No. Lambs Percentage Percentage Barren /abortions 27 0 8.82% 2.67% Singles 41 41 13.4% 17.67% Doubles 141 282 46.08% 62.00% Triplets 93 279 30.39% 17.00% Quads 4 16 1.31% 0.67% Total mated 306 618 100% 100% Lambs per ewe mated 2.02 1.95 Litter size 2.22 1.99 TABLE 2: 2019 SCANNING RESULTS – EWE LAMBS (2018 INCLUDED FOR COMPARISON) Scanning Date 2019 2018 No. Ewes No. Lambs Percentage Percentage Barren 9 0 7.96% 27.00% Singles 50 50 44.25% 41.00% Doubles 141 282 46.08% 62.00% Twins 53 106 46.90% 32.00% Triplets 1 3 0.88% 0.00% Total mated 113 159 100% 100% Lambs per ewe mated 1.41 1.05 Litter size 2.22 1.99

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