Contents tagged with traits

22 May 2018

An overview of our TB Advantage genetic index and how it can used as part of a breeding strategy.

11 September 2018

An overview of our somatic cell count and mastitis indexes and how they can be used as part of a breeding strategy.

10 August 2020

The lifespan index helps farmers select for animals that will have a longer herd life.

28 February 2019

The fertility index is a guide to the fertility of the daughters of bulls in UK herds. Find out how it can be used as part of a breeding strategy.

28 February 2019

Lameness Advantage helps dairy farmers reduce the incidence of lameness in their herd through direct genetic selection.

9 August 2018

An overview of our calf survival index and how it can be used as part of a breeding strategy.

28 February 2019

The maintenance index is also published as a stand-alone trait provides a way of estimating the feed efficiency differences of animals so farmers can select the right bulls for their farm.

1 March 2019

The Spring Calving Index (£SCI) is an across-breed genetic ranking index designed for UK spring block calving herds. Find out what £SCI is, how it is calculated, when to use it and the weighting between a range of production and health traits.

14 April 2020

A within-breed genetic ranking index designed for UK all year round calving herds. FInd out what £PLI is, how it is calculated, when to use it and the weighting between a range of production and health traits.

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