The fixed-time AI joining program to produce the Cohort 6 calves of the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP) has been completed.
Overall, this Cohort involves 41 new Angus sires joined to 2,556 females (including 202 yearling heifers) across 7 co-operator herds.
To view a list of the 41 Cohort 6 sires click here.
Each sire received an average of 61 joining’s spread evenly across each of the 7 co-operator herds.
The fixed time AI program utilised the Cue-Mate® and PregnecolTM products from Vetoquinol, along with valued technical advice and support. For more on Vetoquinol click here
Pregnancy testing is scheduled to start early in the new year to determine the success of the fixed time AI program.
Pictured above: Cows from ASBP herd “Springmount”, Black Mountain, entering the FTAI program for Cohort 6.