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Selection for lean tissue growth in Dorset Down sheep : responses and genetic parameters
(Lincoln University, 1990)
Performance data for Lincoln University Dorset Down sheep flock (n=1153) were available for the first five years (1985-1989) of a selection programme to improve lean tissue growth. Ewes and rams born in spring each year ...
Mixed grazing of sheep and cattle using continuous or rotational stocking
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Two consecutive experiments were conducted to test a hypothesis that mixed grazing outcome is influenced by the type of stocking system applied. The objective of both experiments was to investigate the influence of co-grazing ...
Aspects of copper metabolism in deer : with reference to requirements for and response to supplementation
(Lincoln University, 1993)
A survey of 3661 farmed deer killed in the South Island revealed that 46% contained liver Cu concentrations less than 20 mg/kg DM, the likely threshold concentration below which deficiency may be expected. Mean liver Cu ...