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Record number 437169
Title Stand van zaken fokprogramma voor kortere staarten bij drie schapenrassen met een ontheffing op het coupeerverbod
Author(s) Windig, J.J.; Napel, J. ten; Hoving, A.H.
Source Lelystad : Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research 656) - 13
Department(s) LR - Animal Breeding & Genomics
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) schapen - dierenwelzijn - couperen van de staart - schapenhouderij - schapenrassen - dierveredeling - selectief fokken - fokwaarde - fokdoelen - sheep - animal welfare - docking - sheep farming - sheep breeds - animal breeding - selective breeding - breeding value - breeding aims
Categories Animal Health and Welfare / Small Ruminants (Sheep and Goats)
Abstract Three sheep breeds exempted from the ban on tail docking have set up breeding value estimation for shorter tails. Their breeding policy needs to be extended further in order to realise shorter tails in practice.
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