The ASBP Cohort 11 Sire Nominations are now open. The ASBP is a major R&D initiative of Angus Australia with support from MLA and industry partners with the objectives to generate progeny test data on modern Angus bulls, particularly for hard to measure traits.
To complete step 1 in the nomination process CLICK HERE
The joining program will commence in September 2020, and is expected to involve over 2,000 Angus cows across five co-operator herds.
The benefits of bulls entering the ASBP include:
Approximately 40 bulls will be selected for the 2020 joining program with the aim to join each bull to at least 50 cows by fixed time AI. The bull selection criteria will be based on genetic diversity, breeding values, selection indexes and their relationship to sires already used in the ASBP. Preference will also be given to early nominations.
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.
For all 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.org