Experts claim hybrid vigour has little to do with increase of size

Kristen Frost
Updated March 11 2021 - 2:37pm, first published 2:30pm
ANALYSIS: Changing blodlines in hope of increasing live weight of an animal through hybrid vigour may not be the answer.
ANALYSIS: Changing blodlines in hope of increasing live weight of an animal through hybrid vigour may not be the answer.

Hybrid vigour can by a powerful force to increase or even decrease the reproductive performance of sheep, but just how effective it is to increase the mature live weight remains sceptical.

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Kristen Frost

Kristen Frost

National Sheep and Wool Writer

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