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Title: Shelter for sheep : an investigation into the effects of shelter on sheep and the use of shelter structures in sheep husbandry
Author: Bradley, Robert
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 1966
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This thesis is concerned with the effects is shelter on sheep and the use of shelter structures in sheep husbankry. As an introduction, the problem of sheep production in cold environments is discussed paying particular attention to the climatic environment, the effects of climatic factors on energy methbolism and the effects of shelter on health and productivity. Evidence from experimental studies and practical trials is considered. The shelter structure used in the experimental work was the modornised stell; construction and development are described. The experiments were carried out in an exposed field at the Duthie Experimental Stook Farm. The experiments involved end hogs and breeding eves. The winter management of these alansses of sheep is discussed.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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