Contents tagged with EBVs

5 September 2023

Find out about the new estimated breeding values (EBVs) for sheep farmers

24 April 2023

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board is to make new breeding values for abattoir traits an integral part of the National Terminal Sire Evaluation through its Signet Breeding Services, following significant analysis of abattoir data.

17 April 2023

A leaflet produced by Signet services Ltd providing information on selecting recorded rams for carcase traits

21 January 2022

RamCompare: phase III

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

28 April 2021

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

16 November 2021

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