FMG claims data shows broken bull pizzles are a leading cause of bull injury claims during mating season. This leads to vet appointments or needing to get a replacement bull,Continue reading “Test and check you bulls at the start of mating season”
The Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP) has seen the entry of 24 new bulls, selected from over 59 nominations from Angus Australia members, to produce the Cohort 12 calves. TheContinue reading “Two AngusPRO sires included in Cohort 12 of ASBP”
New selection indexes will be introduced for Angus seedstock cattle in the December 2021 TransTasman Angus Cattle Evaluation. The new selection indexes replace the current Angus Breeding, Domestic, Heavy Grain and HeavyContinue reading “Introducing the NEW Selection Indexes”
Over the last few weeks Angus Australia has been highlighting Selection Indexes, one number balancing a lot of traits. Angus Australia has a number of informative resources available that giveContinue reading “Selection Indexes – The Wrap Up”
As part of the review and updating of the selection indexes that are published within the TransTasman Angus Cattle Evaluation (TACE), Angus Australia, in association with the Animal Genetics &Continue reading “Research Selection Indexes Overview”
Angus Australia President Mr Sam White has announced that Mr Scott Wright will take the reins as the new CEO of Angus Australia, commencing in March 2022. In making thisContinue reading “Angus Australia appoints incoming CEO”
Reproductive rate is one of, if not the most significant factor in determining enterprise profitability. Making selection decisions on reproduction is often one of the more challenging undertakings for producers.
The selection indexes assist in making “balanced” selection decisions, taking into account the relevant growth, carcase & fertility attributes of each animal to identify animals that are most suitable for use within a particular commercial enterprise.
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Angus Education Centre
The Angus Education Centre is an initiative by Angus Australia to give their members access to information about strategies and tools that will help them explore world leading genetic evaluation technologies to enhance the value and profitability of their cattle throughout the beef supply chain.