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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008) kg, Node 4, a sub-group of Akkaraman, Malya, Karacabey Merino sheep with HG > 65 cm, was found heavier in CCW than Node 3 identified as a sub-group of Akkaraman, Malya, Karacabey Merino sheep with HG < 65 cm (Adj-P=0.
Pakistan had been a major victim of bioterrorism; faced different issues like in 2002, about 22,000 merino sheep were imported from Australia for Bahrain, but they refused to unload and these sheep were unloaded in Karachi.
Merino sheep have been bred in Tasmania for over 180 years.
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.
Pick up a fierce-looking Manx Loaghtan, snag a heavy-duty Merino sheep, or get a Churra, whose ancestors probably came to North America with Christopher Columbus.
Most of these were derived from Merino sheep and the breed continues to dominate the world sheep industry.
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.
Featured in the show are prizewinning livestock from beef cattle and merino sheep to goats and horses, while animals you would not expect to see in the farmyard, like lizards and alpacas, are also included.
2005) analyzed performance data on Turkish Merino sheep and reported the heritability estimate for birth weight at birth as 0.
2010), in Muzaffarnagari and Bharat Merino sheep, respectively, showed that the maternal permanent environmental effect after weaning may have acted as a carry-over effect of maternal influences.
This is because the wool obtained from the merino sheep is adapted to protect the sheep from the rugged climate of its surroundings.
Woolly warmth Merino wool comes off the back of one of the world's toughest animals, the merino sheep, which thrives in New Zealand's high country.
The prevalence of CE in Chinese Merino sheep causes considerable economic problems due to the loss of production.
The carcasses of 21,000 Australian merino sheep were piled so high they were falling from the trucks as they trundled along unsealed roads to the makeshift burial ground on the outskirts of Karachi," it said.