Breeding sheep

Methods to successfully implement a breeding program for sheep.


Breeding programs

What you need to consider when developing a breeding program.

Understanding genetics

Improving the quality of your sheep by managing your flock's genetics.


Find out more about the breeding cycle, age and fertility in ewes.


Find out more about choosing and managing a ram for successful breeding.

Joining length

Decide how long the joining period should be, to maximise productivity.

Joining percentage

Calculating how many rams are needed to service ewes when breeding.

Joining time

Decide what time of the year to join ewes and rams.