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Variance components and genetic parameters for body weight and fleece traits of Merino sheep in an arid environment

  • 1996
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 26
M.A. Snyman, J.J. Olivier and W.J. Olivier Page: 11 - 14

Data collected on the Carnarvon Merino flock over the period 1962 to 1983 were used for this study. Variance components resulting from direct additive genetic effects, maternal additive genetic effects, maternal permanent environmental effects, as well as the relationship between…

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