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Molecular genetic analysis of IGF1 in Romney sheep and its role in growth
(Lincoln University, 2016-11)
In an effort to improve livestock breeding, recent focus has been on using marker-assisted selection (MAS) to increase the accuracy of the choices made in selecting breeding stock. MAS may increase the annual rate of genetic ...
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 ...