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3 – Benchmarking within the breed

Using EBVs to Benchmark an Animal’s Genetics with the Breed

Angus BREEDPLAN EBVs can also be used to benchmark an animal’s genetics relative to the genetics of other Angus or Angus influenced animals in Australia and New Zealand.

To benchmark an animal’s genetics relative to other Angus animals, an animal’s EBV can be compared to:

While the current breed average and percentile table for each EBV can be accessed via the links above, they are also normally listed in most Angus BREEDPLAN reports, sale and semen catalogues.

 

Example: Using EBVs to Benchmark an Animal’s Genetics

 

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