Project Number: 2056-31000-011-01-N
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Dec 30, 2009
End Date: May 31, 2014
Test the null hypothesis that sex of littermates does not affect lifetime productivity of ewes.
An appropriate dataset will be extracted from the USDA, ARS, U.S. Sheep Experiment Station genetics database. Various statistical methods and models will be used to determine whether the sex of littermates affects the lifetime productivity of ewes. Wingate University will work with scientists at the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station to analyze and interpret the data.