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INTRODUCTION TO SRS MERINO AND FIBRE GENETICS

The SRS breeding system is based on producing wools of exceptional quality by selecting Merino sheep, alpacas and angora goats for low primary fibre diameter, high fibre density and high fibre length. It has been applied to flocks and herds in ¬†Australia since 1988. Genetic selection for these fibre traits, both visually and objectively, is…

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SRS MERINOS HAVE MORE LAMBS AND REAR MORE LAMBS

SRS Merinos are plain bodied and very fertile sheep. There is a strong bond between the ewe and its lamb, so necessary for survival and growth of the lamb. When you have bred robust and plain bodied ewes, you have secured the key profit drivers for a Merino breeding enterprise, namely: high numbers of lambs…

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