RESEARCH ON REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION IN SHEEP INTENSIFICATION BY EARLY INTRODUCTION TO MOUNT YOUNG SHEEP
Lavinia Moise, Al. Şonea, V. Moise
This paper is an analysis of the precocity young sheep of breed Merino Palas, Ţigaie and halfs-breeds. Research has been performed on a number of 290 young sheep. They were introduced in the reproductive cycle with about 10 months early. The results were compared with those in the literature. It is found that the average age of entry to breeding, at young sheep of breed Merino Palas, is 8.19 months, with an average weight of 38.24 kg, the percentage of mounted young sheep is 90% and lambing 57.5% with a prolificity of 115%. Using mount early and supervision sexual cycle in young sheep to create the possibility of increasing the number of lambs from a sheep.
Key words: intensification, reproduction, young sheep, precocity