Udder conformation and its heritability in the Assaf (Awassi × East Friesian) cross of dairy sheep in Israel

@inproceedings{Gootwine1980UdderCA,
  title={Udder conformation and its heritability in the Assaf (Awassi × East Friesian) cross of dairy sheep in Israel},
  author={Elisha Gootwine and B Alef and S Gadeesh},
  booktitle={Annales de g{\'e}n{\'e}tique et de s{\'e}lection animale},
  year={1980}
}
A survey of udder conformation in 544 ewes, 2-5 years old, and 2 6 9 hoggets after first lambing, all belonging to the Assaf Cross (Awassi x East Friesian) was performed. Twenty-seven per cent of the ewes possessed udders unsuited for milk fractionation. Analyses made in a half-sister group of udder shape, teat location, teat length and teat thickness… CONTINUE READING