This werk as conducted on the Merino of Palas sheep breed, that has been formed in Rumania beginning with the year 1924 by crossing the native Tzigaia and Merino half-bred ewes with Rambouillet and German Merino rams. Up to date the correlation for productive traits in the world existing breeds of sheep were reported by many authors, thus for greasy wool weight and clean wool weight r = 0.94 in the Merino-Landschaf sheep and r = 0.93 in the German Black Headed Meat sheep as stated by Wassmuth (1962).

A. Urescu, S. Timariu, C. Stephanescu, E. Calatiou

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 3, Madrid, Spain, 933–940, 1974
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