Sheep Selection and Breeding

Duration: 2.5 hours

Selection should be a part of all breeding sheep production enterprises. It is effective for almost all the important economic traits in sheep. The first step in any selection program is to identify the traits of greatest economic importance. They may be growth rate, carcass merit, fleece traits, or reproductive efficiency. In this course, you'll learn about selecting sheep to be used for different production purposes and the techniques used in sheep commercial breeding. Includes a useful glossary of terms.



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