How do you raise sheep in Merino? The Chinese Merino sheep is a new breed bred from the cross between the Australian Merino Ram and the Chinese fine-wool sheep.
It has a strong constitution, long and fine wool, high density, wide adaptability, strong foraging ability, and strong sociability, at present, in Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Jilin, and other places in China, there is a wide range of breeding, it is mainly to produce wool, with excellent quality of the coat, wool and high rate of wool, wool production performance is not only good, but meat quality is also very good. So what are the techniques of sheep farming in Merino? The habits of Merino Sheep? Merino sheep are adapted to arid and semi-arid climatic conditions.
They can tolerate cold and dry conditions and avoid dampness. They can graze on natural grassland or artificial reseeding grassland all year round. However, they are not suitable for areas with a lot of shrubs. Winter and spring are the gestation period and lactation period of Ewe, which need to supplement hay, silage, and concentrate. Group sex is strong, annual lambing once, lambing rate 120 ~ 170%. But the BOOROOLA Merino breed has a lambing rate of more than 200 percent. The useful life is usually 6 ~ 8 years. Long Life. How do you raise sheep in Merino?
To raise Chinese Merino sheep, breeders need to build high-standard sheep houses. Due to the Chinese Merino Sheep’s habit of being dry, clean, moisture-averse, and athletic, therefore, we should choose the higher terrain, good drainage, away from pollution sources, adequate water, and grazing land where the construction of scientific and practical sheep shed. Winter Cold, the North Window to block up, to prevent the invasion of thieves.
No other domestic animals may be kept in the sheep’s house. In scientific captivity, Chinese Merino Sheep are usually grazed mainly in spring, summer, and autumn, and mainly in captivity in winter. At present, out of the need for environmental protection, we advocate year-round captive breeding.
Chinese Merino sheep should be raised in pens according to their sex, age, strength, and physiological stage. The captive sheep mainly feed the crop Straw, crush the straw into 1 cm thick bran, and wet the thick bran with water before feeding, now feeding, each sheep feed the thick bran about 800 grams per day. In addition to adequate forage, feed concentrate and add micronutrients, minerals, and vitamins according to the condition of fat and physiological stage.
For Ewes after breeding, each ewe feeds 450 grams of concentrate and 2 kilograms of Hay per day. high-quality herbage such as eupatorium and Ixeris is the key to their high-quality and efficient breeding, providing them with rich nutrition, it is also necessary to feed the pregnant Ewe. At the same time pay attention to protecting the fetus, from mildew, corruption, deterioration, frozen feed can not feed and do not drink very low-temperature water.
Management should be particularly careful, out of the grazing, grazing, drinking water, feed to be orderly and slow, to prevent congestion, slip, jump off cliffs, ditch, prevent not caused, due losses, so should choose as far as possible flat grazing land. Special attention, do not grab without reason, disturb the sheep, timely stop the gladiator between the sheep, to prevent miscarriage.
Chinese Merino in captivity should ensure adequate drinking water, and do not drink ponds and other stagnant water, to prevent the spread of parasitic diseases. Winter to allow sheep to drink warm water, especially pregnant ewes and lambs should pay more attention.
At the same time need to add salt throughout the year, the method is to put salt in the trough so that sheep lick freely, so that sheep have proper exercise.
In March of each year, farmers to sheep Brucellosis Blood Collection Quarantine, positive elimination. Vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease in sheep with Concentrated Vaccine 3 times a year. In Spring and autumn, each trematode and Nematode were repelled once, every 2 months was repelled once, and in spring, Autumn and winter, each repelled ectoparasite once. If the ECTOPARASITE disease is serious, a medicine bath should be taken. The medicated bath method is to use a 0.1%-0.2% insecticide-pyrimidine bath or a 1% trichlorfon bath. The medicated bath should be carried out in warm and calm weather. Do a good job of sheep house disinfection, such as with 5% of the fire alkali solution sprayed on the ground and walls, on the ground and walls can be sprayed with 5% Lysol solution.