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Breeding

The following pages give outlines on breeding for specific products, however, producers can breed for a combination of these. In particular, wool ram breeders are increasingly including more emphasis on meat characteristics within their selection program to reflect the importance of sale sheep income within the wool production enterprise.

Whether the focus is on meat or wool, disease resistance and fertility are also important traits to include.

To find out detailed information on breeding click on the headings below:

 

Choose from the tabs below to find more detailed information.


Products & Training Resources Reports, Articles and Presentations Websites

Products & Training Resources

ASBV Case Studies

Several case studies are available on the use and benefits of ASBVs - download the individual case studies below.


Australian Sheep Breeding Values - A guide for ram buyers

This guide is provided to help you understand the complexities of breeding profitable yet functional sheep that are right for your business.


Reports, Articles and Presentations

Sheep CRC Genomics Breakfast Workshop - LambEx 2012

During LambEx 2012 the Sheep CRC hosted a genomics breakfast workshop - download the papers from the workshop below.


SNP Chip - revolutionising genetics

This article appears courtesy of Meat & Livestock Australia (www.mla.com.au)


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