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Abstract

In this review, we assess the current state of knowledge on domestication of the major livestock species. We present first some historical background on location and dates of domestication of livestock. The characteristics that favoured domestication are described, especially gregariousness,...

Author(s)
Mignon-Grasteau, S.; Boissy, A.; Bouix, J.; Faure, J. M.; Fisher, A. D.; Hinch, G. N.; Jensen, P.; Neindre, P. le; Mormède, P.; Prunet, P.; Vandeputte, M.; Beaumont, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Production Science, 2005, 93, 1, pp 3-14
Abstract

The genetics of feeding, social, reproductive and maternal behaviour in sheep is reviewed.

Author(s)
Hinch, G. N.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
The genetics of sheep., 1997, pp 353-374