I. Buzu

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ELITE TYPE OF SHEEP OF MOLDAVIAN TSIGAIE OF ALEXANDERFELD

I. Buzu, O. Masner, P. Liutcanov

Abstract
The purpose of research - creating a new type of sheep tsigaie which would ensure a high production of wool-meat-milk. It was used the method of intrarasial crossing with sheep breed of Tsigaie of indigenous type (mother base) with intrarasial rams of Crimean Tsigaie and Tsigaie Priazov. After five levels was created a sheep population named new type of Moldovan Tsigaie of Alexanderfeld with productive capacity much higher then indigenous sheep type of tsigaie, exceeding the standard requirements for wool production with 46.8%, body weight with 32%, milk production with 57%. The created population has a specific genotype with a high frequency of blood antigens Cb, II, Bb, Aa, Ca and Ma. Genealogical structure of the new type of sheep include two elite lines.

Key words: type, sheep, wool, meat, milk