Angus Australia


Understanding Selection Indexes

Ten selection indexes are published for animals within the TransTasman Angus Cattle Evaluation (TACE).

The selection indexes cater for a range of different breeding systems, target markets and production systems, and include:

The selection indexes are economic selection indexes and are derived using BreedObject technology, as developed by the Animal Genetics & Breeding Unit (AGBU) in Armidale, NSW.

This module provides an overview of each selection index, along with some background information regarding selection indexes and how they are calculated.