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NDSU Hettinger REC Offers Sheep Research Report

The report highlights research conducted at NDSU on behalf sheep producers.

Producers and others interested in the sheep industry have a variety of ways to review the “2014 NDSU Sheep Research Report.”

The sheep research was completed by faculty and staff at the North Dakota State University Animal Sciences Department and Hettinger Research Extension Center.

"The 2014 NDSU Sheep Research Report highlights recent research conducted at NDSU on behalf of the sheep producers of North Dakota,” says Chris Schauer, Hettinger REC director. “The research ranged from wool quality to rearing lambs artificially (orphans)."

The research topics include:

  • Effects of maternal nutrition and arginine supplementation on characteristics of wool quality in offspring
  • Ovine progressive pneumonia virus infection rate and incidence of genetic susceptibility diplotype in North Dakota sheep flocks
  • 2014 North Dakota 4-H lamb ultrasound carcass evaluation
  • 2013 Dakota ram test final performance results
  • Effects of lasalocid and diet particle size on feedlot performance, carcass traits and nutrient digestibility in feedlot lambs
  • Mortality composting: proper disposal methods to manage mortalities in the sheep flock
  • Flock calendar outline
  • Management Tips for Rearing Lambs Artificially (Orphans)

The “2014 Sheep Research Report” is available at http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/hettingerrec by going to the sheep section. A printed copy is available by contacting the Hettinger REC at ndsu.hettinger.rec@ndsu.edu or calling (701) 567-4323.


NDSU Agriculture Communication – Nov. 7, 2014

Source:Chris Schauer, (701) 567-4323, christopher.schauer@ndsu.edu
Editor:Rich Mattern, (701) 231-6136, richard.mattern@ndsu.edu
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