Some Ideas About Crossbreeding Sheep

This paper discusses certain important factors in crossbreeding of sheep. Why do commercial producers crossbreed sheep-or any animal, for that matter? There are two reasons. First, no breed of sheep is best in all characteristics. If a producer combines the best characteristics of several different breeds, he has a chance to get a better combination than he could get with any one breed. This is called breed complementarity.

Provided by: Oklahoma State University Topic: Software Date Added: Aug 2003 Format: PDF

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