Once more the performance differences between many commonly used Merino bloodlines can be defined, due to the Merino Breeding Group’s updated analysis of 57 wether and ewe comparisons conducted in NSW (24), WA (27), Tasmania (1) and Victoria (5) from 1999 to 2010.
The previous analysis was derived from wether comparisons run between 1996 and 2006.
The bloodlines represented in the current analysis, compared with the previous analysis, include 65 new and 203 common bloodlines.
Bloodline data used in this analysis has been sourced from wether and ewe comparisons that have been run for a minimum of two years, and an average of three years.
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