Reinventing the fleece

A fine-wool sheep breeding programme is following in the tracks of established, successful research. Sarah Horrocks reports.

Merino ram (left) stands next to SX Fine Wool ram, Cleardale 171230. ‘Pāmu has been buying SX genetics for three or four years now, so I’m astounded they managed to convince anyone that this project was novel,’ Dr Mark Ferguson says.

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