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Understanding Angus HeiferSELECT Results

Angus HeiferSELECT provides genetic predictions for nine (9) important maternal, growth and carcase traits, along with a genetic prediction and star rating for total breeding value.

Angus HeiferSELECT genetic predictions are reporting using an intuitive 0 – 100 scoring system, with a score of 50 representing the average genetic merit of commercial Angus heifers tested with the Angus HeiferSELECT product.

Higher values identify females carrying genetics that will produce “more” of a trait, which may or may not be preferred, subject to your breeding objective.

For example, a female with a Yearling Weight genetic prediction of 80 would be expected to produce progeny that are heavier at 13-14 months of age than a female with a Yearling Weight genetic prediction of 30, all other things being equal.