Cloned sheep are not a new animal to the researchers of Agriculture WA, but the method that produced Dolly is. Cloned sheep have been produced at the Great Southern Research Institute as early as the mid 1980s. This article outlines how clones are used in experimental studies on wool production.
Yelland, Myra; Kelly, Robert; Davies, John; and Greeff, Johan
"Clones help develop ewe feeding strategy,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 39
, Article 5.
Available at: http://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol39/iss1/5