To improve net margins, flockmasters will need to select for easy-care traits such as ease of lambing, good feet, worm resistance
and good mothering.
Bed furnace adapted to the charging system of the worm resistance
min to 1400 C
We can then start narrowing down these rams on other traits such as worm resistance
, mature weight and DAG score.
Cry5B holds potential for use where worm resistance
is becoming a problem, especially among ruminant livestock.
On Monday evening, we gathered together many of our sheep farmers to an evening meeting at Mustard and Punch in Honley where we were all treated to some supper and a really interesting talk on worming and worm resistance
Get to grips with proactive flock health management including worm resistance
in the SCOPS area in a series of demonstrations running throughout the day.
As the flocks are self-contained, the farmers can select for worm resistance
Collaborating on projects ranging from monitoring soil's water retention to finding genes associated with worm resistance
in cows, the agricultural research agencies of the United States and Brazil are discovering unexpected synergies and economies.
According to the division's Dr Sandra Eady, worm resistance
can be built up relatively quickly in a breeding program because the variation in sheep for this characteristic is much higher than for most production traits.
However, as worm burdens are typically low during the main scab season, experts have questioned their validity because of the potential to increase 3-ML worm resistance
The type of product is already in use in New Zealand where there are severe worm resistance
The Chantlers have now set their sights on promoting parasite resistance, selecting rams with genetically high worm resistance