Add Q2 Tweede evaluatie fokken op staartlengte (BO-20-008-040)

Project: EZproject

Project Details


Three sheep breeds in the Netherlands are in 2007 exempt from the ban on tail docking, on the condition that an effective breeding policy for shorter tails is developed. In 2012 is and in 2017 will the breeding policy of the past few years been evaluated. All three herd books have set up breeding value estimation to reduce the average tail length. The evaluation will focus on if the breeding values are available at the time of selecting, if the breeders use this information and what are the selection results on the population.


Effective start/end date1/01/1731/12/17

Research Output

Evaluatie fokprogramma voor kortere staarten bij schapenrassen met ontheffing van het coupeerverbod

Windig, J. J., ten Napel, J. & Hoving, R., Dec 2017, Wageningen: Wageningen Livestock Research. 28 p. (Wageningen Livestock Research rapport; no. 1074)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access