Angus HeiferSELECT facilitates superior decisions to be made when managing the genetics in a commercial Angus beef breeding enterprise.
Selecting Replacement Females
Identify females who possess genetics that are most aligned with your breeding objective, and who are the most suitable to retain as replacement heifers.
Identify females that are genetically inferior and who are the best choice for culling
Inform Bull Purchasing Decisions
Utilise results from heifers tested with Angus HeiferSELECT to better understand the genetics in your herd, and identify the priorities for your next bull purchasing decision
Understanding Bull Reproductive Performance
Use sire information to identify those bulls in your sire team that have produced low numbers of progeny, and remove these bulls from your breeding program.
Management of Inbreeding
Use sire information to avoid inbreeding and the associated depression in performance
Utilise results from heifers tested with Angus HeiferSELECT to help inform commercial marketing opportunities of surplus heifers or future steer progeny
Compatible with BVDV Testing
Add-on BVDV testing facilitates the identification of animals persistently infected with Bovine Virus Diarrhoea Virus (also known as Bovine Pestivirus)
Angus Australia acknowledges the funds provided by the Australian Government through the Meat & Livestock Australia Donor Company (MDC).
This resource was created as a result of a collaboration between Angus Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia Donor Company (MDC) (Project P.PSH.1063).