TITLE

Russia looks to buy genetics to improve its flocks

AUTHOR(S)
Trickett, Sarah
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;8/8/2008, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a statement by Alexander Koulikov, director and owner of a sheep farm in Russia, that the quality of Russia's 19 million sheep was poor and many were traditional wool breeds. Koulikov said that wool is no longer profitable and that farmers need to develop a meat breed of sheep. He added that the Russian sheep industry needed to develop a more meat-breed sheep by using terminal sires.
ACCESSION #
34032361

 

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