Adaptive Observation of Huyang in Dry Mountainous Areas of Linxia

Hu sheep originated in Jiangsu and Zhejiang province,and it is one of the precious local varieties in China and also one of the ideal varieties of sheep breeds.In this research,based on the adaptability observation of Hu sheep introduced into the dry mountainous area of Linxia,the production performance of pure and complex lambs at birth,at the age of one,three and six months was determined,we found Hu sheep can adapt to the climate and forage conditions in Linxia,and it can be regard as an alternative variety of local mutton sheep.