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A SAMPLING TECHNIQUE FOR RANKING HOGGET RAMS ON WOOL PRODUCTION

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A rapid sampling technique has been developed for ranking young rams in order of their wool production, without the necessity of full shearing. The wool sample is shorn with a single blow of the shearing handpiece, commencing between the shoulders and running vertically down the foreleg to the edge of the wool. The correlation between the sample weight and the greasy fleece weight was 0.83. I

Year: 2016
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