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Sheep Breeding

Studies in the Agricultural and Food Sciences

  • 2nd Edition - January 1, 1979
  • Editors: G.L Tomes, D.E. Robertson, R.J. Lightfoot
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 6 2 1 3 - 3

Sheep Breeding, Second Edition covers sheep breeding in its widest context through a collection of papers about sheep breeding from experts in the field across the globe. The book… Read more

Sheep Breeding

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Sheep Breeding, Second Edition covers sheep breeding in its widest context through a collection of papers about sheep breeding from experts in the field across the globe. The book incorporates sections composed of general review articles and important research findings on the structures and objectives of national sheep industries from many of the major sheep-producing areas of the world. The text also discusses the genetic selection and breed improvement; stud breeding and cooperative breeding schemes; reproduction in the ewe; and male reproduction and artificial insemination. The monograph is recommended for those who wish to learn different techniques and practices in raising and breeding sheep, especially those who are new in the field. The book is also for those who wish to conduct research that would help improve raising and breeding sheep.