Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Year: 2010
Volume: 9
Issue: 17
Page No. 2220 - 2223

Genetic Parameter Estimates for Lamb Weight at Post-Weaning in Zandi Sheep, Using Single-Trait Animal Models

Authors : K. Mohammadi, M. Mamouei, M. Bojarpour, Kh. Mirzadeh and A. Aghaei


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