NSIP Articles


Maternal Traits

Got Milk? Pasture Profits Depend on It (Janet McNally, KHSI Hairald, Spring 2006)

The Lesson of Freckles: Adjusted Weights, EPDs, and the Mystery of Motherhood (Richard Gilbert, KHSI Hairald, Summer 2006)

The Madams (Dr. Charles Parker, KHSI Hairald, Winter 2006)

How Close Can We Get to a Flock with the Birth Type We Prefer?(James Morgan, PhD, KHSI Hairald, Summer 2007)

Parasite Resistance

Further Thoughts on Selecting Parasite Resistant Sheep (James Morgan, PhD, KHSI Hairald Spring 2007)

Historic EPD for Parasite Resistance Developed for Katahdins (Notter, Morgan, Vanimisetti, KHSI Hairald, Winter 2007)

Katahdin Breeders Take the World Lead in Parasite Resistance Selection (James Morgan, PhD, KHSI Hairald, Summer 2008)

Do Your Katahdin Ewes Differ in Parasitic Worm Load at Lambing? Is the Difference Important? (James Morgan, PhD, KHSI Hairald Spring 2009)

Blueprint for Selection of Parasite Resistant Sheep (Kathy Bielek, Misty Oaks Farm, Wooster, OH October 201

Section & Accuracy

Making Progress With Lowly Heritable Traits (James Morgan, PhD, KHSI Hairald Summer 2012)

Selecting Superior Meat Sheep (James Morgan, PhD, KHSI Hairald, Summer 2008)

What You See is What You Get! Or Is It? Selecting Sheep Breeding Stock (James Morgan, PhD, The Shepherd, March 2009)

Making Good Progress on Your Genetic Goals: Part I: Accuracy and Genetic Component (James Morgan, PhD, KHSI Hairald, Winter 2010)

Matchmaking 101: How to Get the Most from Your Breeding Pairs (Roxanne Newton, KHSI Hairald, Fall 2011)

Planning for the Next Generation (Kathy Bielek, Ohio and Roxanne Newton, Georgia)

Using EBVs to select replacements (Kathy Bielek, Ohio & Roxanne Newton, Georgia)