merino sheep

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Synonyms for merino sheep

white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality


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3) The Greenwood Hill Farm raises Merino sheep, known for their fine wool.
Cortisol-induced follicle shutdown is related to staple strength in Merino sheep.
They were Chinese Merino sheep (CMC), Kazak (KAZ), Aletai (ALT), Bashibai (BSB), Duolang (DUL), Qira black (QIB), Bayinbuluke (BYB) and Hetian (HET).
Navy captain who raises merino sheep and lambs for wool and meat.
2007) studied the polymorphism of Ovar-DRB1 exon 2 of Chinese Merino sheep by PCR-RFLP with the restriction enzymes SacI and Hin1I, each yielding 2 alleles and 3 genotypes.
Genetic parameter estimates for lamb growth traits and greasy fleece weight at first shearing in Turkish Merino sheep.
dry matter (DM) intake, average daily gain (ADG) and wool growth) in Australian Merino sheep.
A non-conservative substitution (Q249R) in the intracellular kinase domain of bone morphogenetic protein receptor IB (BMPR-IB) was found to be fully associated with the increased ovulation rate of highly prolific Booroola Merino sheep (Mulsant et al.
Average percentage of shutdown follicles for Finewool (LL+LH) and Strongwool (HL+HH) Merino sheep was 9.
In a herd, merino sheep follow a predictable pattern of spreading out and clustering together.
The continued breeding of the high quality racehorses and merino sheep will fully benefit from this project.
Merino sheep are traditionally bred for their wool and officials explained Chris could die if his fleece was not cut immediately.
Unlike traditional wool garments, which can be coarse and itchy, fabric made from merino wool is extremely soft because merino sheep hairs are longer and about half as thick, which makes them far more flexible.
That is why the goal of this research is to analyze the reproductive function of Russian and foreign Merino sheep which was growing in southern Russia.
The emerging textile industry paid twice as much for a fleece from Merino sheep, a breed of imported from Spain in about 1810.