Genetic factors controlling wool shedding in a composite Easycare sheep flock

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Matika, O.; Bishop, S.C.; Pong-Wong, R.; Riggio, V.; Headon, D.J.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1111/age.12070
  • Subject: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1300/1311 | Genetics | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1100/1103 | Animal Science and Zoology

Historically, sheep have been selectively bred for desirable traits including wool characteristics. However, recent moves towards extensive farming and reduced farm labour have seen a renewed interest in Easycare breeds. The aim of this study was to quantify the underly... View more
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