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Why demand is hotting up for worm-resistant rams

Farmers Weekly

Sheep breeders are selling rams with parasite resistance attributes after finding 35% heritability for the trait through a blood test. And growing numbers of commercial sheep farmers are seeking rams with high estimated breeding values ​​(EBVs) for parasite resistance to cut dosing and lower their farm’s worm burden. See also: Sheep blindness warning issued on […]

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