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Genetic improvement of hair sheep in the tropics

Raoul W. Ponzoni

Genetic improvement of hair sheep in the tropics

by Raoul W. Ponzoni

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Hair sheep -- Genetic engineering -- Tropics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-168).

      StatementRaoul W. Ponzoni.
      SeriesFAO animal production and health paper ;, 101
      ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF373.H17 P65 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1161422M
      ISBN 109251031444
      LC Control Number94140289
      OCLC/WorldCa27709020

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      Lamb Production of Dorper, Katahdin, and St. Croix Bred in Summer, Winter, or Spring in the Southeastern United States This manuscript submitted as part of the Hair Sheep Workshop sponsored by the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center and the NCERA research project, June , at Virginia State University. Sheep have an important role in the agricultural economy of Turkey and in the nutrition of its people. They convert otherwise unusable vegetation on poor grazing land to meat, milk, fiber, and skins. Eastern, southeastern, and central Turkey are arid and by: 1.


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Information is provided on the design and implementation of a breeding programme for hair sheep in the tropics. Subjects discussed include: (1) the planning and organization of genetic improvement programmes; (2) the definition of breeding objectives; (3) the genetic base of sheep improvement programmes; (4) selection criteria; (5) performance recording, data processing and adjustment of Cited by:   Hair Sheep Of Western Africa And The Americas | A Genetic Resource For The Tropics | Taylor & Francis Group.

monograph. Perhaps less than 10 percent of the world's sheep have hair coats instead of wool fleeces, but as an animal resource, these sheep are important far out of. Skip to main by: Performance of three tropical hair sheep breeds Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Animal Science 70(11) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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Sheep and goats in developing countries. (A World Bank technical paper, ISSN ;) Bibliography: p. Sheep--Developing countries.

Goats--Developing countries. Winrock International Livestock Research and Training Center. Series. SFD44S54 '' ISBN File Size: 6MB. Genetic improvement of dairy sheep breeds (Lacaune, Manech Tête Rousse, Manech Tête Noire, Basco-Béarnaise and the Corsican breed), and dairy goat breeds (mainly Alpine and Saanen) has been based on both individual and family selection.

39 For example, the breeding scheme of the Lacaune dairy sheep (somebreeding ewes) is based on Author: Elisha Gootwine. The present investigation was to study genetic characteristics of Harnali sheep with respect to growth performance and to estimate genetic parameters.

Materials and Methods: The 22 years () data of growth traits of a synthetic population of Harnali sheep maintained at Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Cited by: 2. Synchronisation of genetic potentials with local environmental conditions and management systems and optimisation (rather than maximisation) of reproductive capacity is central to genetic improvement of reproductive efficiency in sheep and by: Hair sheep of western Africa and the Americas: a genetic resource for the tropics (Book, ) [] Your list has reached the maximum number of items.

Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed. Two Caribbean hair sheep breeds, the St. Croix (SC) and Barbados Blackbelly (BB), are found in the United States, and the SC has led to the development of the Katahdin (K), a synthetic breed of Author: Stephan Wildeus.

It is unrelated to the hair sheep breeds of the tropics and should be considered along with the other European meat-wool breeds.

Goats. Because they are the most important meat and milk producers for the subsistence farmer in the tropics there is a great need for genetic improvement of goats. This book describes the principles of genetic improvement of farm livestock and the practical application of these principles to dairy cattle, beef cattle and sheep breeding.

This title has been taken over by CABI Publishing from Farming Press and was originally published in Nellore ram from India, typical of the hair sheep (with underdown) that occur in the wet tropics. The area between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn covers a wide range of climate and terrain, but only those sheep-breeding regions that have high temperatures and either light or heavy rain, falling seasonally or regularly during the year, are discussed.

I have a few questions about color genetics in hair sheep, particularly painted deserts but I wanted to first ask if any one may be able to help me identify what breed genetics are in a couple of sheep that I have. Not a color question but a genetics question, still.

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Dorpers are mated to ewes of hair sheep breeds. In the U.S., crossing of Dorper rams on Katahdin ewes is widespread, and the Dorper is becoming popular in the Caribbean and Latin America as a terminal sire for use on local hair sheep breeds.

The greater complexity in predicting color when Dorpers are crossed with other hair breeds has two Size: KB.Improving sheep flocks through genetics Improving the quality of your sheep flock is an important way of increasing its value and efficiency.

One of the best ways to do this is by managing your flock's genetics.Heat stress is a common problem in ruminant production throughout the tropics. Genetic selection has been used to develop breeds that are adapted to the tropical environment. On the island of St.

Croix there are two breeds of adapted livestock, Senepol cattle and St Croix White hair sheep.