Q: when breeding sheep most suitable?
Answer: September, October is a good season for sheep breeding, because pregnancy goat is the 152 day of pregnancy, sheep is 150 days, such as pregnant ewe in September October, breeding, be in next February, March lambing. Its advantages: one is the climate getting warmer, the grass is beginning to grow out of, the natural environment to the ewe lamb lactation and to ensure the survival of extremely favorable. Two is the early spring production of lambs, the year 8 ~ September weight up to 35 kg, 10 ~ December and breeding. Three is the ewe according to their physiological law postpartum third months into the peak of lactation, early spring lambing ewes can ensure that at peak lactation eat thorn Salvinia and tender grass, can increase the milk yield of goats, increase economic benefits.
Q: sheep breeding what to do before the preparation work?
Answer: in the sheep breeding season before the arrival of 1 ~ 2 months to strengthen the management of the public, ewe rearing. Sheep to seize the favorable opportunity of autumn grass seed nutrient rich extended grazing time, let the sheep eat eat, and supplementing feed. Feeding the sheep feed 30% ~ 50% increase than usual, ram up everyday with carrots 250 ~ 500 grams, the sheep are plump and sturdy., ewe, RAM normal sex, so as to improve the conception rate. At the same time, breeding station (point) to prepare artificial insemination equipment, strict disinfection, meet the breeding.
Q: how to make full use of hybrid vigor?
Answer: hybridization using two varieties, such as the use of Nubia black goat ram ewe with local offspring, fast growth, weight higher than native sheep, disease resistance than Nubia black goat is strong, with two parent advantages, some advantages of more than the parent, this kind of phenomenon is called "hybrid superiority". A sheep farm were determined in 200 only Nubia black goat RAM with local sheep produce hybrid lamb (male, female), mean birth weight was 3.1 kg, April age weight is 26.1 kilograms, respectively than native sheep increased 31.4% and 74.1%, the survival rate of lamb was 100%, increased by 5% than the Nubian black goat. According to experts, Aisha goat RAM with the local dairy goat, its production of improved 1 ~ 3 average annual generation of sheep milk 639 kilograms, an increase of more than 107% local dairy goat milk production, RAM fattening improve feed than local RAM (grass for meat, Pi Zhang) 57%. So, according to the economic type requirements for sheep breeding, plan selection and assortative mating, avoidance of inbreeding, to increase economic benefit.