Sheep Production: Vol 1 Breeding and Reproduction

Author(s): GA Wickham and MF McDonald

Sheep & Wool | Don McMillan | Veterinary/Breeding

A comprehensive New Zealand book containing a wealth of information for any sheep farmer looking to improve their lambing percentage. 

Summarises the knowledge of factors which influence the levels of production and the characteristics of the products of sheep and is a concentrated source of information on how to breed more productive sheep. It covers the role of different breeds in the NZ sheep industry, the objectives of improvement schemes for these breeds, the basis of sheep genetics, selection methods, crossbreeding, and developments such as group breeding schemes. The reproductive process in sheep and its manipulation in farming situations are also covered.

Very good copy, almost new condition

Product Information

General Fields

  • : NZ Inst of Agricultural Science
  • : NZ Inst of Agricultural Science
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 269
  • : B&W photos, illustrations
  • : GA Wickham and MF McDonald
  • : Hardback