Sheep genetics resources
Here you’ll find a wealth of sheep genetics resources. Beef + Lamb New Zealand also provides SIL, a performance recording and genetic evaluation tool for ram breeders and buyers.
1 November, 2010
This book shows how to achieve lamb growth of more than 400g a day, with a broad recipe for better lamb growth, as well as the science behind the management.
26 June, 2010
Code of welfare relating to dogs.
2 August, 2012
Overview of Beef + Lamb New Zealand SIL genetics tools and how they can help you buy rams that will improve the profitability of your flock.
27 July, 2015
The Beef + Lamb New Zealand Central Progeny Test can help sheep farmers identify the best genetics across sheep breeds. For farmers, this means valuable information for informing breeding stock selection.
1 February, 2012
This up-to-date resource edited by Professor Paul Kenyon will guide you through the ewe hogget breeding process.