November 21, 2008

Lands & Survey: 10. Sheep & cattle breeding in New Zealand

History of NZ Lands & Survey Department Angus & Romney breeding schemes.
A Selection of References

By Dr Clive Dalton & Dr Doug Lang

Dalton, D.C., Gibson, A.E. 1974.
Breeding high-performance Angus cattle - a Lands and Survey project. Proceedings of the Ruakura Farmers' Conference 26: 7-19.

Hight, G.K., Gibson, A.E., Wilson, D.A., Guy P.L. 1975.
The Waihora sheep improvement programme.
Sheepfarming Annual 38: 67-89.

Gibson, A.E., Dalton, D.C. 1973.
Beef Breeding Programme: Lands and Survey Department, Rotorua.
Sheepfarming Annual 36: 9-19.

Nicoll, G.B. 1989.
Performance and Financial Returns of Two Romney Flocks Sired by Waihora and Commercial Rams.
New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 32: 37-43.

Nicoll, G.B., Johnson, D.L. 1986.
Evidence of Genetic Improvement in the Angus Breeding Scheme of the Department of Lands and Survey.
Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production 46: 67-70.

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