Nominations for the next joining round of the Angus Sire Benchmarking program (ASBP) to produce the Cohort 7 progeny will close at COB Friday 5 August.
While 42 nominations have been received to date, further nominations are encouraged from interested Angus Australia members.
To compete step 1 of the nomination process CLICK HERE
Approximately 40 bulls will be selected for the 2016 joining program with the aim to join each bull to at least 50 Angus cows by fixed time AI. The bull selection criteria will be based on genetic diversity, breeding values/indexes and their relationship to sires already used in previous Cohorts of the ASBP. Preference will also be given to early nominations.
Benefits of Bulls Entering the ASBP
Bulls entering the program must be:
All bulls that enter the ASBP joining program will attract an entry fee of $2500 (plus GST) for Australian Bred Bulls and $4000 (plus GST) for overseas bred bulls.
If you have any questions in relation to the nomination process or the ASBP in general please contact:
Christian Duff, Angus Australia Strategic Projects Manager
M: 0457 457 141