Updated ASBP Progeny Performance Reports

December 5, 2017 9:49 pm

The Angus BREEDPLAN EBVs and progeny averages listed in the Angus Sire Benchmarking Project (ASBP) Progeny Performance Reports have recently been updated to include the following:

  • Cohort 6: Steer and heifer 400 day weights (all) and ultrasound scan for EMA, rib fat, rump fat and IMF% (partial). Note: several mobs of steer and heifer are yet to be scanned. The values for the scan traits with therefore change as further mob are scanned and analysed.
  • All Cohorts: Update BREEDPLAN EBVs from the December 2017 BREEDPLAN analysis which includes several enhancements including the single-step model to utilise genomic information. for further information on the enhancements CLICK HERE.

There is a separate report for each Cohort that can be accessed under the Sire Benchmarking menu item above or by clicking on the link below:

Progeny Performance reports contain a range of information to assist Angus breeders in determining the progeny performance of sires within the ASBP Sires. This includes a range of familiar information (BREEDPLAN EBVs and selection Indexes) and additional information (progeny average values and rankings within the ASBP).

The latest EBVs and Selection Indexes for all 299 ASBP sires to date can be accessed from the catalogues section of the Angus Australia website – CLICK HERE

For questions related to the ASBP contact Christian Duff, Strategic Projects Manager on 0457 457 141 or christian@angusaustralia.com.au

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