The primary aim of Lincoln CT, the use of Computed Tomography, as part of the Sheep Breeding Technology Unit, is to aid research in animal genetics within the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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The main focus of research is this area is on genetic variation, particularly in sheep, and its association with economically important traits.
The technique of CT is used primarily for the measurement of body composition in live farm animals, with the aim of identifying superior animals, but CT allows other measurements to be collected.
For more information see 'What is CT scanning (Computed Tomography) of sheep' (PDF 351 KB) and 'You, your sheep and CT' (PDF 1,245 KB).
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