Contents tagged with Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs)

20 October 2021

Buying a ram for maternal traits webinar

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.

20 May 2021

The fifth-year results from the RamCompare project reveal how rams with key breeding traits can drive productivity and optimise flock profitability.

16 April 2021

As the second phase of RamCompare comes to a close, we reflect on the culmination of data collection and research over the past five years to identify what we can learn from the results.

13 May 2020

Fourth-year results of the RamCompare project reveal how sires with key breeding traits can drive productivity and optimal new sire purchases.

25 January 2019

You could be missing out on EBVs linked to carcase traits that you get paid for

21 February 2019

Commercial producers are increasingly taking a more informed approach to breeding. They are seeking maternal sires that suit their particular farms to breed female replacements and improve early growth rates. This manual gives advice to producers on buying a recorded ram for maternal sire traits

1 November 2018

Commercial producers are increasingly taking a more informed approach to breeding. They are seeking terminal sires to suit their particular farms, reducing days to slaughter and increasing the value of the lambs sold. This manual gives advice to producers on buying a recorded ram for terminal sire traits

16 February 2021

Replacement heifers contribute to the new genetic make-up, cost structure and productivity of the suckler herd. This manual provides advice on sourcing, selecting and managing replacement heifers so they can become productive members of the breeding herd

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