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The effect of pregnancy and lactation on wool weight in a commercial Merino flock in southern Queensland

Armstrong, R. T. F. and O'Rourke, P. K. (1976) The effect of pregnancy and lactation on wool weight in a commercial Merino flock in southern Queensland. Queensland Journal of Agricultural and Animal Sciences, 33 (1). pp. 9-11. ISSN R1467

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Abstract

Pregnancy and lactation in ewes resulted in reduced greasy wool weight. The effect was cumulative with a total decrease of 0.56kg or 10.3%.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Keywords:EWES; LACTATION; MERINOS; PREGNANCY; SHEEP
Subjects:Animal culture > Sheep > Wool production
Live Archive:12 Feb 2024 04:47
Last Modified:12 Feb 2024 04:47

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