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Situation and perspectives for on-farm performance recording of suckler cattle and meat sheep in France

, : Situation and perspectives for on-farm performance recording of suckler cattle and meat sheep in France. Proceedings, 3rd World Congress on Sheep and Beef Cattle Breeding, 19-23 June 1988, Paris Volume 1: 259-273

The sheep and cattle performance recording procedures used in France since 1959 for genetic evaluation of reproduction and dairy performance are described.

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