Returns on investment in sheep and goat breeding in South Africa ☆

  title={Returns on investment in sheep and goat breeding in South Africa ☆},
  author={Stephanus Schoeman},
Available online xxxx The small stock industry in South Africa is of crucial importance as 80% of the agricultural land is unsuitable for intensive agricultural production. The contribution of 19 resource sheep flocks and goat herds towards breeding objective formulation, genetic improvement and parameter estimation was summarized. Substantial genetic gains resulting from selection for a range of economically important traits were demonstrated, lending impetus to the development and extension… CONTINUE READING
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