Weekly genetics review: How long will the influence of your 2020 sire purchases last in your herd?

This year’s sire purchases will have an influence over a herd potentially until 2030, genetics editor Alastair Rayner writes this week. “Moreover the last three generations of sires determine 87pc of the genetics within a calf crop – so genetic improvement is long-term, and needs to be considered in order to change direction. Its not an easy change,” he writes.

Source: Beef Central
Weekly genetics review: How long will the influence of your 2020 sire purchases last in your herd?