Hilgardia
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Hilgardia

Gains of two types of lambs: Suffolk-Corriedale crosses gained faster and weighed more at weaning than Corriedale crosses during comparative study

Authors

D. T. Torell
D. W. Cassard
W. C. Weir
J. F. Wilson

Authors Affiliations

D. T. Torell is Associate Specialist in Animal Husbandry, Hopland Field Station, Hopland; D. W. Cassard was Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis, when this study was made; W. C. Weir is Associate Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis; J. F. Wilson is Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 10(9):11-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n09p11. September 1956.

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Abstract

Suffolk-sired lambs from grade Corriedale ewes gained faster than Corriedale-sired lambs during a three-year study at the Hopland Field Station. Also, male lambs were heavier than females within their own breed.

Torell D, Cassard D, Weir W, Wilson J. 1956. Gains of two types of lambs: Suffolk-Corriedale crosses gained faster and weighed more at weaning than Corriedale crosses during comparative study. Hilgardia 10(9):11-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n09p11

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