Contents tagged with EBVs

20 September 2021

There are just seven-weeks to go until the 2021 Sheep Breeders Round Table (SBRT), online event takes place this year between Monday 15 and Friday 19 November.

3 September 2021

Find out about replacement heifers and their importance in overall productivity.

27 August 2021

Find out about using maternal traits careful genetic in your suckler herd.

29 September 2021

The way we manage our heifers has a big impact on profitability. The AHDB ‘Maternal Matters’ campaign aims to provide information and tools for suckler producers.

9 August 2021

Hill flocks in the UK have been involved in weight recording programmes for over 50 years. The reason for flock recording is to provide breeders with an unbiased way to find those rams and ewes in the flock with the best genetic potential. This booklet explains how hill sheep producers can get involved with performance recording services and take their flock forward.

25 June 2021

There are many benefits to purchasing the right ram to breed suitable females

20 May 2021

RamCompare is the UK’s commercial progeny test for terminal sire rams. Over five breeding seasons, we have recorded the performance of 26,000 lambs sired by 280 rams through artificial insemination (AI) and natural mating.

28 April 2021

The Sheep Breeders Round Table (SBRT) is confirmed to take place between Monday 15 and Friday 19 November 2021.

30 September 2021

Back to basics: A practical guide on why and how to use EBVs within your commercial flock

22 March 2021

After the initial five years of research, funding has now been confirmed for RamCompare t continue into the third phase

17 March 2021

Performance records provide ram breeders and commercial ram buyers with the best way to assess the genetic potential of breeding rams.

4 March 2020

Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) are now available to beef producers for carcase traits derived from abattoir data.

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