Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, volume 36 issue 2 (june 2021) : 158-163

​Selection of Breeding Rams in Breeding Programs

Mubashir Ali Rather, Ambreen Hamadani, Syed Shanaz, Tariq Ahmad Malik
1Department of Sheep Husbandry, Shrinagar-190 002, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
  • Submitted17-06-2021|

  • Accepted07-07-2021|

  • First Online 29-07-2021|

  • doi 10.18805/BKAP305

Cite article:- Rather Ali Mubashir, Hamadani Ambreen, Shanaz Syed, Malik Ahmad Tariq (2021). ​Selection of Breeding Rams in Breeding Programs. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 36(2): 158-163. doi: 10.18805/BKAP305.

A ram is considered half the flock due to its higher fitness (the proportionate contribution of off spring to the next generation) than ewe and selection of a breeding ram is one of the most important decision on any breeding farm. for a sound breeding program, a sound and quality breeding ram with excellent confirmation and above average performance in production and reproduction traits is a prerequisite. This article discusses the various aspects of selection of a breeding ram an understanding of which is absolutely important for any sheep breeder

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