Genetic parameters of lamb survival for Dorset, Lleyn and Texel sheep
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A key factor affecting the profitability of sheep farms is lamb survival. In order to investigate the potential for including this trait in future breeding programmes, the heritability of lamb survival was investigated using data collected from Dorset, Lleyn and Texel lambs.
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BSAS Annual Conference 2016 - Animal Science for a Sustainable Future, Chester, UK
British Society of Animal Science