Achieving added value

May 2007
Farmers Weekly;5/25/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 21, Special Section p2
Trade Publication
The article offers advice on selecting ram breeds under the Sheep Better Programme (BRP) in Great Britain. It suggests to set breeding goals to improve the genetic traits of selected sheep. It urges farmers to closely collaborate with their breeders and communicate their requirements to them clearly. It notes that farmers should select a ram that is already known to possess the desired traits when conducting breeding on their own.


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