Benefits of Angus HeiferSELECT

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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.

  • Culling Decisions

    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

  • Marketing Opportunities

    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).