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Characterisation of genes associated with sheep growth and carcass traits
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Animal growth and carcass composition are of commercial importance for sheep meat production. Growth and fat deposition are affected by both environmental factors and genetic factors. Genetic selection to produce leaner, ...
Molecular genetics underlying ovine growth and carcass traits in New Zealand breeds
(Lincoln University, 2019)
As a major source of protein in many nations, the global demand for meat is rising. The multi-billion dollar New Zealand (NZ) export sheep meat industry is always searching for new ways to increase profitability, improve ...