Research cracks the code of calmer sheep

A STUDY carried out by the University of Western Australia (UWA) has found genetics play a large factor in determining the temperament of sheep and how they react to stress.

Research cracks the code of calmer sheep Research cracks the code of calmer sheep Research cracks the code of calmer sheep Research cracks the code of calmer sheep Research cracks the code of calmer sheep

Research has found genetics play a large factor in determining the temperament of sheep.

The scientists analysed sheep DNA and found the changes in sequences of Tryptophan Hydroxylase gene could alter the protein structure of this enzyme, ultimately affecting how sheep respond to stress.

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