Rating of wool productivity for meat-wool sheep breeds

Nedelchev, D.

Zhivotnov"dni Nauki 31(1-4): 91-93


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Ram progeny values assessment is difficult because of many indices, needed to characterized wool yield. Therefore rating scale is necessary for total assessment by combine all indices, as up to 50% depend on pure staple and output and rest 50% by qualitative judgement. The following cross breed features are included: curls from and type of staple, glossiness and fleece topography. All measures are expressed by digital codes in order of computerized assessment. Method developed was used for the assessment wool productivity in four progeny farms. Highest rating received pure breeding coridel and lowest-North coridel grown in Razlog.