Science and sheep breeding

Australia, 1961

Film
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The story of the theory and research which lies behind the practical recommendations for a more accurate and efficient method of selecting merino sheep for wool production. If the breeder uses fleece-weighing as well as the usual methods of classing by eye, they can expect to double the rate of increase in fleece weight.

Credits

director

David Corke

production company

CSIRO

Language

English

Duration

00:35:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28232

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural productivity

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Economic aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Research

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Study and teaching

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wool industry - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wool research - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Merino sheep - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep breeding - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Agriculture - Economic aspects

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Agriculture - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Wool research - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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