Data from: Population structure and history of the Welsh sheep breeds determined by whole genome genotyping

Sarah E. Beynon, Gancho T. Slavov, Marta Farré, Bolormaa Sunduimijid, Kate Waddams, Brian Davies, William Haresign, James Kijas, Iona M. MacLeod, C. Jamie Newbold, Lynfa Davies & Denis M. Larkin
Background: One of the most economically important areas within the Welsh agricultural sector is sheep farming, contributing around £230 million to the UK economy annually. Phenotypic selection over several centuries has generated a number of native sheep breeds, which are presumably adapted to the diverse and challenging landscape of Wales. Little is known about the history, genetic diversity and relationships of these breeds with other European breeds. We genotyped 353 individuals from 18 native Welsh...
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