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Fleece and weight of Angora goats and Merino sheep compared in south-eastern Queensland

Keenan, D. M. (1974) Fleece and weight of Angora goats and Merino sheep compared in south-eastern Queensland. Queensland Journal of Agricultural and Animal Sciences, 31 (3). pp. 245-248.

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Five Merino sheep and five Angora goats, all approximately 9 months old, were run together on non-irrigated pasture in the Lockyer Valley of south-eastern Queensland. Bodyweight and fibre production were recorded for 18 months, when the animals were slaughtered and the carcasses appraised.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Subjects:Animal culture > Sheep > Meat production
Animal culture > Sheep > Wool production
Live Archive:19 Mar 2024 04:44
Last Modified:19 Mar 2024 04:44

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