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A comparison of export lamb sire breeds
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
A comparison of export lamb sire breeds was conducted on three properties in the Canterbury area. The purpose of this trial was to identify significant differences between, and to rank the following breeds: Coopworth, ...
Attempted production of monozygotic twins in sheep by bisection of blastocysts
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1987)
Various techniques have been described for the production of monozygotic twins in sheep by bisection of embryos and these will be reviewed. The present study utilised a simple procedure with an inexperienced operator on ...
The effects of pregnancy nutrition and shearing on lamb birth weight in highly fecund Booroola-merino cross sheep
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
The effects of ewe nutrition, live-weight change and shearing during pregnancy on lamb birth weight were studied using highly fecund Booroola-Merino cross Coopworth ewes. They were allocated to a high (H) or low (L) early ...
A study of wool production parameters of genetically different Merino wethers run together
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1986)
In 1984 a Merino wether trial at Matakanui station, Omakau, Central Otago, was set up to demonstrate the production possible from well-bred Merino wethers. Thirty teams of ten sheep from a variety of environmental and ...