Beef genetics resources
Everything beef farmers need to know about genetics is right here, from estimated breeding values to genetic traits, breeding tips, selecting bulls, calving and fertility.
3 February, 2017
The decision you make about which bull to buy this season will affect your business for four cow generations.
14 December, 2014
The first B+LNZ Genetics newsletter for beef breeders outlines the Beef Progeny Test project.
1 September, 2016
This Dairy Beef Integration project compared the use of Ezicalve (high estimated breeding values for calving ease and live weight) to unrecorded Hereford sires on a dairy farm and assessed the impacts on mating, calving, calf rearing and beef finishing. Using beef sires with high EBVs had benefits for both dairy and beef farmers.