Angus bull breeders have until August 5th to nominate your next super sire for Cohort 10 of the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program, a project that over the last 10 years has built a highly effective reference population of genotypes and phenotypes on contemporary Angus cattle.
This joining program will take place in September to November of 2019.
To compete step 1 of the nomination process CLICK HERE.
40 Angus bulls are expected to be selected for the 2019 joining team 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
Involvement in Australia’s largest beef cattle progeny test program including large contemporary groups.
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 or email: firstname.lastname@example.orgNOMINATE NOW
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