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Theme: To underpin the genetic improvement of sheep

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LS2202: Development of selection indices for longwool sheep to breed halfbred ewes of superior economic performance
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2006, Cost £1,937,178
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Wales, Aberystwth
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Peer Review, Rural Communities, Sheep, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS2203: Development of a new prolificacy strategy for UK sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £316,625
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS2204: Genetic control of resistance to gastrointestinal parasites in hill sheep
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £93,887
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS2206: Development of a multi-trait selection index for hill sheep
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2000, Cost £59,295
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS2207: Initiating a UK sheep genome project
Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £44,767
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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