Sheep Genetics, Reproduction
Click on the links below for information on:
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 is the Canadian genetic evaluation program for sheep producers.
The Canadian Sheep Genetics Evaluation System (CSGES) blog site
contains technical documentation for the genetic evaluations and
online program used in the GenOvis program
Australian genetic improvement program.
- Sheep Improvement Ltd. - Genetic
New Zealand sheep genetic evaluation program.
United Kingdom sheep genetic evaluation program.
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.