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Almost without exception, if I ask a sheep producer what they would like to improve in their sheep they tell me they would like to wean more lambs. Sometimes they are keen to improve the scanning percentage but mostly they are keen to improve lamb...
The trait ‘susceptibility to footrot’ is quoted as FR. FR describes a sheep’s susceptibility to footrot using it’s genetic difference in footrot score. This score measures how well a sheep retains foot health under a challenge with virulent footrot.
Dawson Bradford is one of Australia's most successful performance breeders and the Hillcroft Farms name can be found in many high performance Poll Dorset and White Suffolk pedigrees. He is now focussed on breeding shedding sheep and is again topping