Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 50 issue 3 (june 2016) : 418-424

Effect of sire breed on the productivity of Kazakh mutton-semifine-wool sheep

Saukymbek Shauyenov, Yessenbay Islamov, Serik Narbayev, Dulat Ibrayev*
1<p>Department of Technology and Processing of Livestock products,&nbsp;S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University, Astana, 010000, Republic of &nbsp;Kazakhstan</p>
Cite article:- Shauyenov Saukymbek, Islamov Yessenbay, Narbayev Serik, Ibrayev* Dulat (2016). Effect of sire breed on the productivity of Kazakh mutton-semifine-wool sheep . Indian Journal of Animal Research. 50(3): 418-424. doi: 10.18805/ijar.9493.

In recent years, the world demand for a low fat and high protein content lean meat had increased to meet the needs of the organism in proteins. This article presents the results of an expedient scientific-research analysis on establishing the influence of Poll Dorset and Texel breed on the particular growth variability, development of both meat and wool productivity of Kazakh mutton-semifine-wool breed of sheep. Results of the study were obtained under the same grazing conditions of 110 head of purebred and 110 crossbreed Texel and Poll-Dorset sheep of second generation. It was found that peers of the experimental group exceeded their peers in the control group on the dynamics of growth in body weight (P£0.05), i.e. crossing helped to improve the performance of daily gain (P£0.05). In terms of slaughter indicators, such as the slaughter and carcass weight, crossbreed male lambs also surpassed purebred male lambs (P£0.05). Herein, it was found that crossbreed lambs of Texel breed observe the superiority in terms of meat output (fat free) in relation to purebred male lambs (P£0.01). The study of longissimus muscle chemical composition showed that crossbreed male lambs of Texel breed in protein content in this very muscle are superior to purebred peers (P£0.05). A study of wool characteristics of experimental sheep showed that at the age of 12 months the high wool clip was observed in male lambs of Texel second generation (P£0.05). The high yield of washed wool was also observed in Texel male lambs (P£0.05) as compared to purebred peers.

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