At Dargaville Vets, we focus on making sure your flock is ready to perform at its best then letting them get on with the job. Sometimes we get questions about a poor tailing percentage in a flock. However, by the time that tailing has happened there are a huge number of things that could have affected the tailing percentage – the challenge becomes working backwards to try and find what went wrong. Ram and ewe fertility, early embryonic losses, ewe abortions and perinatal losses can all affect tailing percentage in your ewe flock. Please talk to us if you have any questions or concerns.The following gives an idea of the steps that can affect weaning percentage in your flock.