Weekly genetics report: North versus South in Breedplan usage

Annual sale day at Palgrove Charolais WHILE Breedplan is a compelling science used by many to produce better seedstock, there is a clear divide evident in uptake between breeds in northern and southern parts of the continent. Breedplan adoption is much more widespread in the British and European seedstock herds that predominate in southern Australia, than it is in the bos Indicus influenced breeds that dominate northern Australia. Objective measurement is well accepted in Angus, where 95 percent of the calves registered are Breedplan-recorded. So entrenched is the system that there is little point becoming a bull breeder/seller unless the…

Source: Beef Central
Weekly genetics report: North versus South in Breedplan usage