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Using breeding values to find sires

29 August 2019

Accelerating your herd or flock’s performance with better breeding values starts with setting your breeding objective, understanding estimated breeding values and selection indexes and knowing your way around the BREEDPLAN or Sheep Genetics websites.

You can then start to apply your new-found knowledge when you’re ready to shop for your next high performing bull or ram.

Here are some short ‘how-to’ videos to help you use breeding values to find high-performing sires.

CATTLE: Using breeding values to find bulls on BREEDPLAN

Tropical cattle
Temperate cattle

SHEEP: Using breeding values to find rams on Sheep Genetics

Prime lambs  / Merinos