Genetic improvement of dairy sheep

Monash University

  • Project code: PRJ-000667

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Wednesday, September 1, 2004

  • Project completion date: Friday, October 24, 2008

  • National Priority: NAP-Provide new and developing animal industries with regular and up-to-date market assessments


New and Emerging Animal Industries

Research Organisation

Monash University

Objective Summary

To increase the rate of genetic improvement of dairy sheep by defining the optimum protocol for recording milk yield and to develop management strategies that maximise the milk yield of dairy sheep.