Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Crossbred rams outlive purebred Suffolks and Hampshires in Glenn County Testing Program

Authors

Monte Bell
G. E. Bradford

Authors Affiliations

Monte Bell is Farm Advisor, Glenn County; G. Eric Bradford is Associate Professor, and Animal Husbandman in the Experiment Station, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 20(4):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n04p14. April 1966.

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Abstract

Crossbred yearling rams lived 20% longer according to experiments in western Glenn County than did their purebred Hampshire and Suffolk half-brothers. Mortality of all the yearling rams was high; 82% died before the fifth breeding season.

Bell M, Bradford G. 1966. Crossbred rams outlive purebred Suffolks and Hampshires in Glenn County Testing Program. Hilgardia 20(4):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n04p14
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