Selected refereed publications:
Shelton, M., J.C. Miller, W.T. Magee and W.T. Hardy. 1954. A summary of four years work in ram progeny and performance testing. J. Anim. Sci. 13:215-228.
Shelton, M. 1959. Selection of fine-wool rams based on record of performance data. J. Anim. Sci. 18:925-930.
Shelton, M. 1979. Estimation of genetic change in a performance testing program for sheep. J. Anim. Sci. 48:26-31.
Lupton, C.J., D.F. Waldron, and F.A. Pfeiffer. 1997. Fiber diameter measurements of fine-wool rams on performance test. Sheep and Goat Res. J. 13:82-86.
Salisbury, M.W., D.F. Waldron, G.R.Engdahl, C.J. Lupton, C.B. Scott, and B.J. May. 1999. Central test performance of Rambouillet rams as a predictor of growth and wool traits in feedlot and range environments. Sheep & Goat Res. J. 15:80-86.
Lupton, C.J., D.F. Waldron, and F.A. Pfeiffer. 2003. Interrelationships of traits measured on fine-wool rams during a central performance test. Sheep & Goat Res. J. 18:1-7.
Lupton, C.J., D.F. Waldron, and F.A. Pfeiffer. 2001. Prickle factor in fleeces of performance-tested fine-wool rams. Sheep & Goat Res. J. 17:9-13.
Selected Proceedings Papers and Station Publications:
Shelton, M. 1984. Recent trends in sheep breeding and improvement programs. The Contribution of Central performance Test Programs. Second World Cong. Sheep Beef Cattle Breed., Pretoria, South Africa. pp 275-281.
Shelton, M. and R. Lewis. 1986. Ram Performance Testing (in Texas) – A Review and Evaluation. Technical Report No. 86-3. The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, San Angelo, Texas A&M University System.
Lupton, C.J. and M. Shelton. 1988. Should we be Selecting for Finer Wool? Technical Report No. 88-2. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, San Angelo, Texas A&M University System.