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- Mohammed, Samira Ahmed; Razzaque, Mohammed Abdur
- Small ruminant research 2016 v.144 pp. 269-275
- parity (reproduction), etc ; Border Leicester; Merino; arid zones; autumn; crop yield; crossing; ewes; lambs; litter size; mating systems; mortality; rams; reproductive traits; spring; summer; winter; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Local fat-tailed and imported thin-tailed sheep breeds are used for lamb production in hot arid zones. These animals are exposed to an extended summer (seven months) and shorter autumn, winter and spring seasons. The present study examined relative reproductive and lamb crop yields of low and high prolific Naeemi (N) and Border Leicester Merino (BLM) ewes under the intensive management system resp ...