Selection for Economically Important Traits


The primary objective of a seedstock producer should be to make genetic improvement. Genetic improvement occurs when the average genetic value of the offspring (e.g. the current calves) is higher than the average genetic value of the previous generation… Continue reading

Moving towards a more sustainable beef production system

here is a common theme of beef producers all over the world, to produce beef profitably with high market acceptance and at low cost. Often this needs to be done against a backdrop of declining ‘terms of trade’, which requires continual improvements to the production system in order to remain competitive and sustainable in a world market. Continue reading

Bulls Rocket To $8500 Top At Wirruna

The Land 4th September – Penny Watts

New Zealand bloodlines with excellent calving ease traits pushed prices to $8500 at last week’s Wirruna Poll Hereford on-property sale at Holbrook.
Sons of the New Zealand import, Koanui Rocket, topped the… Continue reading