Columbia sheep


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Columbia sheep,

medium-wool breed developed in the United States using Lincoln and Rambouillet sheep crosses. The breed was developed primarily for the Western ranges but is also used successfully in farm flocks. Columbias are white-faced, hornless, and relatively large in size and are prolific breeders.
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Before each experiment, two subcultures on Columbia sheep blood agar (bioMerieux, Craponne, France) were performed for 48 h at 36 [degrees]C, under anaerobic conditions (Anoxomat Mart system, Mart Microbiology B.
Estimates of genetic parameters and genetic change for reproduction, weight, and wool characteristics of Columbia sheep.
Stored isolates were subsequently thawed and sub-cultured onto Columbia sheep blood agar (Fort Richard Laboratories, Auckland).
These tests were wet smear microscopy and incubation on 5% Columbia sheep blood agar (Becton Dickinson, Heidelberg, Germany) in an atmosphere of 5% C[O.
Heart, liver, spleen, and lung samples were inoculated onto Columbia sheep blood agar plates (Oxoid GmbH, Wesel, Germany) and Brolacin agar plates (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany) for the isolation of bacterial pathogens or Sabouraud 4% dextrose agar plates (Merck KGaA) for fungal culture.
The swabs were inoculated in Columbia sheep blood agar and selective enrichment broth.
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