In association with Angus Australia’s centenary celebrations, Dr Sam Clark, Senior Lecturer in Animal Genetics at the University of New England, has investigated the most influential sires in the Angus breed since 1990.
Click on the videos below to find out the answer.
The video above shows the most influential ancestors in the Angus breed in Australia, based on their marginal contribution to the genetics of registered animals born in each year since 1990.
The video above shows the sires with the highest number of cumulative progeny registered with Angus Australia since 1990
The video above shows the sires with the highest number of progeny registered with Angus Australia in each respective year since 1990
Note: the progeny statistics presented in these videos may differ slightly to progeny statistics presented in other Angus Australia publications due to the removal of some animals with incomplete pedigree.