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High oestrogenic clovers wreak havoc on flock fertility

High oestrogenic clovers may be playing havoc in sheep production systems and some producers may not even know it. 

With the potential to cause infertility, birthing problems and urethral blockages, high oestrogenic clovers are an issue many older farmers are familiar with but some younger farmers may not have ever heard of before. 

To help create awareness of such clovers with the new generation of farmers, the Mackillop Farm Management group approached Agriculture Kangaroo Island to partner in applying for funding under Meat and Livestock Australia’s Producer Demonstration Site program and was successful.  

 

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(The Land: 31/10/18)