FA-JJ-17 Introduction to sheep breeding

  • Author:
    Jeanette Johnsen
  • Level:
    Basic skills
  • Study time:
    1:07 hours
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Course overview
The lecture is an introduction to genetics, heredity and sheep breeding.

The basic theory of setting up breeding goals and how this is used for the selection of breeding animals is reviewed.

The use of breeding value index to assess the breeding value of the animals is reviewed, as well as how this can be used for breeding planning and selection of breeding animals by ranking by index.

  • Video time: 1:07 hours
  • Exam: Yes

Jeanette Johnsen

Content Provider, Head editor and founder of FarmingAcademy.
About Jeanette
Founder and Head Editor of Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Denmark in 1970. Master's degree in Animal Science (Candidatus Agromae) from The University of Copenhagen, Life Science in 2000.