Publication Date

1-2004

DAFWA Collections

Animal production and livestock

Series Number

6/2004

Abstract

This paper aims to briefly: • investigate farming systems issues in the medium and low rainfall regions of the South West Land Division of Western Australia; • identify options and opportunities for the fat tailed sheep breeds • capture some research about the tail; and • investigate market options surrounding the fat tailed sheep breeds. This analysis will provide a brief understanding of the scale of the fat tailed sheep breeds within Western Australia and provide a brief overview of products of the sheep highlighting potential opportunities.

Number of Pages

14

Keywords

Western Australia, Fat Tailed Sheep, Dryland farming, farming systems

Comments

A farming systems investigation report

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