Contents tagged with Estimated Breeding Values

3 September 2021

Read about the importance of EBVs and Indexes to meet your end market needs and goals for your herd.

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.

16 November 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.

28 April 2020

Join AHDB and Samuel Boon, Animal Breeding Senior Manager (Signet) and Bridget Lloyd, RamCompare Project Coordinator for a webinar to reveal the latest RamCompare project results.

19 June 2019

Breeding values produced as part of the Cascase Traits Project. This analysis links data to produce Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) for traits of economic importance.

23 May 2019

The value of investing in a ram with the right genetic merit for your system has been highlighted in results from the third year of the RamCompare project.

21 May 2019

Results from the third year of the RamCompare sheep breeding project. The data shows the commercial value of recorded rams and enables a deeper understanding of how a ram’s genetics can influence farm profitability and lamb products reaching the consumer.