hair sheep

hair sheep

n
(Breeds) any variety of sheep growing hair instead of wool, yielding hides with a finer and tougher grain than those of wool sheep
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BARBADOS BLACKBELLY SHEEP ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL, registry for American Blackbelly & Barbados Blackbelly hair sheep.
Hair sheep breed and Bhakarwal breed were found to be more resistant to GI parasites as compared to Wool breeds and local Kashmiri breed (Amarante et al.
Twenty-six adult hair sheep, one and a half years old, from two genetic groups (SI: 12 males and 4 females; MN: 7 males and 3 females) were used and data were collected during three consecutive days, twice a day (morning and afternoon), with a total of six repetitions.
Our oldest daughter bought herself a flock of five hair sheep with her graduation money, and we're awaiting lambs for the first time.
We are seeing a trend of small-ruminant producers converting over from raising goats to raising hair sheep," said Levi Geyer, officer in charge of the Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News Division of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
A last group of sheep breeds is that of fur or hair sheep which do not grow wool at all.
Contributors in the food and agriculture sciences, biological and social sciences, economics, and other fields explore such topics as managing difficult soils, producing root crops in a sustainable manner, plant disease and its sustainable management, sustainable feed resources for hair sheep production, appropriate post-harvest practices for perishable crops in the Caribbean region, and participatory on-farm trials.
The effects of time and dose of pregnant mare serum gonadotropin (PMSG) on reproductive efficiency in hair sheep ewes.
Performance of hair sheep composite breeds: Resistance of lambs to Haemonchus contortus.