21 May 1999
Scientists join forces to study sheep

SCIENTISTS are joining forces to study the much-maligned Bluefaced Leicester in a bid to produce a better class of sheep.

Researchers from the Ministry of Agriculture, the Meat & Livestock Commission, the Scottish Agricultural College and the Welsh Institute of Rural Studies are.

A four-year research project aims to find the “perfect mothering ewe” and a well-endowed terminal sire.

  • The Herald 21/05/99 page 29