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Carmarthenshire sheep farmer and Aberystwyth University graduate Huw Williams completed a HCC scholarship in 2015 looking at how extensive systems in New Zealand and Australia were recording parentage. Talking about his findings at Sheep Breeders, he compared four different systems and looked at which may best suit UK hill flocks. See the comparison table and verdict below. *Costings are based on an 800-ewe flock rearing 150% What it is How it works Pros Cons Cost DNA Shepherd DNA is taken […]