Contents tagged with RamCompare

3 April 2024

The latest AHDB-funded research, due for release this autumn, shows what the Dorset sheep breed has achieved in selecting for on-farm performance.

4 April 2024

The RamCompare project is calling on all pedigree sire breeders to take part and nominate their rams to join the 2024 breeding season.

5 September 2023

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

30 May 2023

The evolution of abattoir derived breeding values is a major step forward

24 July 2023

Join us at one of our RamCompare trial farms to hear how this new genetic information can be used to find the most profitable sires

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

22 March 2023

Join AHDB’s Signet Breeding Services for the annual results update from the RamCompare project’s UK progeny test, with updated results from the year seven data collection.

12 July 2022

Ewe fertility is one of the main drivers underlying the output of a sheep flock. Optimising fertility increases the number of lambs scanned and born, which in turn drives flock profitability.

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.

25 June 2021

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