Sheep Genetics, Reproduction and Lambing


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.
    • 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.


Factsheets providing information on lambing.


Factsheets providing information on breeding and reproduction.

Sheep Breeds (External Links)

These external links include information on breeds of sheep.

  • Sheep Breeds
    • Brief descriptions of many sheep breeds worldwide, as well as the area where they are located.

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