Exploring the commercial potential of sheep milk




New and Emerging Animal Industries

Research Organisation

University of Western Australia

Objective Summary

Developing feeding strategies to increase the health benefits of sheep milk products to that these products can be commercialised for their health benefits as well as their superior qualities. Researching on the commercial potential of sheep dairy products for the domestic and export markets. Investigating the suitability of behavioural tests to select dairy ewes based on their temperament.

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Project Start Date

Wednesday, September 1, 2004

Project Completion Date

Friday, May 30, 2008

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NAP-Provide new and developing animal industries with regular and up-to-date market assessments


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Exploring the Commercial Potential of Sheep Milk