Contents tagged with breeding

21 August 2019

Optimising performance through nutrition

14 August 2019


29 November 2019

Video: Journey across 50 years and discover the key plant breeding milestones for cereals and oilseed rape

25 October 2023

Review and develop your herds breeding plan.

7 March 2019

Lloyd Holterman from Rosy Lane Holsteins, Winsconsin, will share his philosophy on breeding better cows.

25 January 2019

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

5 November 2018

The R&D Review is a summary of some of the work the Beef & Lamb sector is carrying out on behalf of levy payers to help their businesses become more efficient and sustainable.

13 August 2018

It is important to keep the cost of producing piglets to a minimum to enable you to maximise profitability at sale. Knowing how your breeding herd performs helps you to identify where and how to concentrate your time, effort and investment to improve performance and reduce the cost of production.

9 June 2020

The AHDB and HCC-funded Beef Carcase Traits project uses data derived from the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS), abattoirs and breed societies to produce EBVs for traits of economic importance to commercial beef producers.

8 July 2024

Learn how Farm Excellence is benefiting David Goodier's 230-sow pig farm

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