• Across flock genetic parameter estimation for yearling body weight and fleece traits in the South African Dohne Merino population 

      Van Wyk, J. B.; Swanepoel, J. W.; Cloete, S. W. P. (Schalk Willem Petrus van der Merwe); Olivier, J. J.; Delport, G. J. (South African Society for Animal Science, 2008)
      Accurate genetic parameter estimates are needed upon which to perform multiple-trait across flock breed analyses. Genetic parameters for yearling body weight (BW), clean fleece weight (CFW) and mean fibre diameter (MFD) ...
    • Inbreeding in the Dohne Merino breed in South Africa 

      Swanepoel, J. W.; Van Wyk, J. B.; Cloete, S. W. P. (Schalk Willem Petrus van der Merwe); Delport, G. J. (South African Society for Animal Science, 2007)
      The actual level of inbreeding and the effect of inbreeding depression on yearling body weight and fleece traits in the South African Dohne Merino population were investigated. All available pedigree data, which comprised ...