Author(s): GA Wickham and MF McDonald
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