Special Report

Improving genetic selection in the sheep industry

Dr. Reid Redden_Chairman_NSIP_web

Taking a page from others livestock species, the sheep industry is putting an emphasis on genetic improvement. Reid Redden, chairman of the National Sheep Improvement Program (NISP) says in order for the sheep industry to remain profitable, sheep producers will need to do a better job when it comes to genetic selection. To help with the selection process, Redden says NSIP has developed Estimated Breeding Values or EBVs.

Audio: Reid Redden, Chairman, National Sheep Improvement Program




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