We are going to do an exercise to highlight something many of you are questioning when looking up animals online and using the percentile graphs as your bull buying reference…Continue reading “Differences in Percentile Graphs”
Angus Australia have developed a YouTube video to assist New Zealand’s Angus breeders and AngusPRO clients with using their angus.tech database search tools. As we lead into the bull saleContinue reading “WATCH: Introduction to angus.tech”
The term “curve bender” has been loosely used in the industry for some time to explain the effect of selecting for increased growth while maintaining birth weight in breeding decisions. The term refers to bucking the trend or the expected result when selecting just on growth, which given the correlation between growth traits would simply lead to heavier cattle from birth through to maturity.
Angus Australia has recently released a new ‘Quick Guide to the New Angus Selection Indexes’ fact sheet. The fact sheet provides an explanation for commercial Angus breeders of the changesContinue reading “Quick Guide to Selection Indexes”
Achieving quality beef takes forethought, consistency, and technology – principles Ben Todhunter of Cleardale Angus adheres to within his breeding program.
Rissington Cattle Company in Hawkes Bay has earned a reputation for innovation and genetic improvement over many decades. However their work in feed efficiency is the new frontier…
Behind the Beef is an Angus Australia podcast, giving a behind the scenes look across all facets of Angus beef cattle in Australia. For an insight into the latest news, research and developments and programs from Angus Australia, keep an ear out for Behind the Beef!
The magazine is bursting at the spine with on farm profiles, viewpoints, educational and scientific information for both stud breeders and commercial farmers. It has been curated by Editor Sarah Horrocks and even if you have just the slightest whisker of curiosity about how to improve profitability within your farming system, it’s worth the read.
Two year old bull sales are only mere weeks away now and the catalogues are being finalised and printed. The next generation of genetics are there for the taking so now is the time to register your interest with any stud breeders who don’t usually post you a catalogue. Why not step out of your comfort zone, make change and speak to one of our AngusPRO members about building more profitability into your farming system.
Choosing your bull is an important task, with many things to think about before you make your selections. Whether you are selecting bulls from an auction, a sale, or fromContinue reading “Selecting Your Next Angus Bull”