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BREEDPLAN


A number of technical documents are available that provide more detailed information regarding Hereford BREEDPLAN.

To download a technical document simply select from the menu below by clicking on the name of the document you wish to download.

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BREEDPLAN - A General Introduction (103 kB)
Why Should You Record with BREEDPLAN? (177 kB)
Comparing EBVs Between Different Breeds (129 kB)
Interpreting BREEDPLAN EBVs (135 kB)
Interpreting Accuracy (101 kB)
BREEDPLAN - The Traits Explained (211 kB)
Selecting Animals with Selection Indexes (144 kB)
Bull Selection Exercises using EBVs (146 kB)
    
Hereford Breed Average EBVs
Hereford Percentile Bands Table
Interpreting Australian Hereford Selection Indexes (139 kB)
 
More BREEDPLAN Technical Information
    
Ultrasound Scanning Technicians for Australia and New Zealand
Accredited Scorers for Australia and New Zealand

Understanding EBVs
Over the next few months SBTS and Herefords Australia will be providing explanations via video presentation and an accompanying Tip Sheet of all the individual EBVs and Index Values. EBVs and Index Values are valuable tools that provide an estimate of an animal's genetic merit for a whide range of traits.
      
Calving Ease EBVs
Calving Ease Direct -  Click Here to view the video presentation
Calving Ease Daughters - C
lick Here to view the BREEDPLAN Tip Sheet


Contacts for Hereford BREEDPLAN

Catriona Millen
Technical Officer
Southern Beef Technology Services
C/- ABRI, UNE, ARMIDALE NSW 2351
Telephone: 02 6773 3357
Fax: 02 6772 5376
Mobile: 0409 102 644
Email: catriona@sbts.une.edu.au
Web: sbts.une.edu.au

Keryn Hutton
Hereford BREEDPLAN
C/- ABRI, UNE, ARMIDALE NSW 2351
Telephone: 02 6773 3059     
Fax: 02 6772 5376
Email: hereford@breedplan.une.edu.au
Web: www.breedplan.une.edu.au
 

    

 


Contact Herefords Australia
16 Uralla Road
Locked Bag 7
Armidale NSW 2350

Phone
+61 2 6772 1399
Fax +61 2 6772 1615
Office Hours 8.00am to 4.00pm (GMT+10)
Email info@herefordsaustralia.com.au