Contents tagged with RamCompare

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.

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

22 August 2018

Updated results from the RamCompare project have seen a re-ranking of some rams based on their carcase weight estimated breeding values (EBV).