Sheep Genetics, Reproduction and Lambing

Click on the links below for information on:

Genetics

These links provide information on performance records, Estimated Progenty Differences and sheep breeding terminology.

Performance Programs (External Links)

Links to other genetic evaluation programs

  • GenOvis
    GenOvis is the Canadian genetic evaluation program for sheep producers.
  • CSGES
    The Canadian Sheep Genetics Evaluation System (CSGES) blog site contains technical documentation for the genetic evaluations and online program used in the GenOvis program
  • LambPlan
    Australian genetic improvement program.
  • Sheep Improvement Ltd. - Genetic Improvement
    New Zealand sheep genetic evaluation program.
  • Signet
    United Kingdom sheep genetic evaluation program.

Lambing

Factsheets providing information on lambing

Reproduction / Breeding

Factsheets providing information on breeding and reproduction

Sheep Breeds (External Links)

These external links include information on breeds of sheep.

  • Breed Information
    Canadian Sheep Breeders Association description of breeds.
  • Sheep Breeds
    Brief descriptions of many sheep breeds worldwide, as well as the area where they are located.

For more information:
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Last Reviewed: 11 August 2010