Merrrit breed of Cashmere Goat

Cashmere goat breeding for improved profitability

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Sire referening data updated

Posted by Andrew James on May 29, 2013 at 11:50 PM

The sire referening tab now has all the link sires from the two sire referening programs listed.

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2 Comments

Reply Sandra Baxendell
1:06 AM on May 3, 2016 
Interested in sire reference data esp. if any worm egg count data was done
Reply Andrew James
1:10 AM on May 3, 2016 
Sandra Baxendell says...
Interested in sire reference data esp. if any worm egg count data was done


Yes! In the WA project there were EBVs for worm egg count generated & there was quite some variation between sires. So at least in Cashmeres in the WA situation, there appeared substantial genetic variation for worm resistance.