Polypay


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Polypay

a relatively new American breed of sheep developed as a multipurpose breed from four existing breeds using Finnish-Landrace for prolificacy and early puberty, Rambouillet and Targhee for fleece quality and long breeding season and Dorset for mothering ability, carcass quality, early puberty and long breeding season.
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La raza Polypay fue desarrollada en la estacion experimental de Dubois, Idaho, EUA cruzando las razas Finnsheep, Rambouillet, Targhee y Dorset, con la finalidad de producir una raza prolifica, ciclica todo el ano, produccion de corderos (Ovis aries) de rapido crecimiento y una canal de buena calidad [8].
Se utilizaron 20 corderos de la raza Polypay nacidos entre enero y abril del 2007, que fueron destetados a los 60 d de edad.
Genetic parameters among eight, prolificacy and wool traits of Columbia, Polypay Rambouillet and Targhee sheep.
Estimates of genetic parameters and genetic trend for reproduction, weight, and wool characteristics of Polypay sheep.
The most productive domestic breeds include Dorset, Rideau Arcott and Polypay.
Croix and Polypay ewes - the latter another composite U.
1979); de acuerdo a Snowder y Glimp (1991) en corderos de ovejas Rambouillet, Columbia, Polypay y Suffolk, a partir de los 56 dias de lactancia, la asociacion entre la produccion de leche y el crecimiento de los corderos fue pequena y no significativa (p>0.
Por otra parte, en ovejas no lecheras (Rambouillet, Columbia, Polypay y Suffolk) encontraron que en el pico de la lactancia (28 dias) el contenido de lactosa era elevado, y que este fue disminuyendo a partir de los 28 hasta los 98 dias de lactancia [22].
The OSU barn is part of research in breeding Polypay sheep, which are known for having larger birth numbers, with Suffolk sheep, which tend to have just one lamb per pregnancy.
We had decided after all of our readings and research that Polypay sheep had the qualities that we were looking for.
Milking sheep from Europe are just becoming available in this country and they're quite expensive, so we researched the breeds and decided on the Polypay.
A few people milked "regular" sheep, commonly Dorsets or Polypays, by hand, and made a few pounds of cheese in their kitchens.