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Table 1 Characteristics of primiparous ewe flocks from Western Australia

From: Chlamydia pecorum detection in aborted and stillborn lambs from Western Australia

Flock code Year Location Ewe breed Ewe age at mating (months) Pregnant ewes (n)a Pre-lambing body condition scoreb
A 2018 Kojonup Merino 18–20 186 2.7
B 2018 Kojonup Merino 18–20 178 2.7
C 2019 Katanning Merino 18–20 204 2.8
D 2019 Broomehill Merino 18–20 169 2.5
E 2019 Katanning Merino 7–9 86 2.7
F1 2018 Narrogin Compositec 7–9 148 3.1
F2 2019 Narrogin Compositec 7–9 168 3.1
G 2018 York Compositec & White Suffolk 7–9 130 3.1
H 2019 Kojonup Compositec 7–9 151 3
I 2019 Kojonup Dorper 8–10 146 3
J 2019 Ongerup White Suffolk 7–10 103 3.1
  1. aDetermined by transabdominal ultrasound conducted 62–87 days from the start of mating or artificial insemination.
  2. bAverage body condition score of the flock assessed approximately 140 days from the start of mating.
  3. cComposite: mixed (non-Merino) breed ewes.