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Molecular genetics of flystrike susceptibility in New Zealand sheep
(Lincoln University, 2018)
Flystrike is a problem for most sheep industries worldwide as it affects animal welfare and production. The cost of flystrike is multifactorial, and includes production losses resulting from reductions in wool and body ...
Investigation of the molecular genetic basis of fly-strike resistance in NZ sheep: analysis of the FABP4 gene
(Lincoln University, 2013)
Introduction: Fly-strike is a major economic and animal welfare issue in both the New Zealand and Australian sheep industry. There are several factors that predispose sheep to fly-strike, such as fleece-rot, urine staining ...