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Selection for improved carcass composition in terminal sire sheep breeds

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 September 2010

G. Simm
Affiliation:
Edinburgh School of Agriculture, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG
W. S. Dingwall
Affiliation:
Edinburgh School of Agriculture, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG
S. V. Murphy
Affiliation:
Edinburgh School of Agriculture, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG
W. R. Brown
Affiliation:
Edinburgh School of Agriculture, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG

Abstract

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Poster Abstracts
Copyright
Copyright © British Society of Animal Production 1990

References

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