Journal article

The value of visual fleece assessment in addition to objective measurements in identifying Angora goats of greater clean mohair production

BA McGregor, KL Butler

Small Ruminant Research | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Mark Ferguson, former colleagues and participating farmers for assistance in the collection of birth and genetic data (Ferguson and McGregor, 2005). During field work Dr. McGregor was employed by the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia. The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation provided financial support through 5 different projects (DAV 209A, DAV 224A, PRJ-002779, PRJ-002581, PRJ-005944) to support this research. Terry Couzens and John Hornweg assisted with animal management and shearing. Mrs. Val Park, Riverina Fleece Testing Services, Albury, provided fibre testing services.