DNA technologies in beef breeding

Overview The emergence of DNA technologies in recent years has provided beef producers with opportunities to utilise DNA information in their breeding and animal selection…

Using and understanding BREEDPLAN information

Overview The Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) and Selection Indexes published in BREEDPLAN evaluations provide an understanding of the genetic merit of an individual animal. Effective…

BREEDPLAN Estimated Breeding Values

Overview BREEDPLAN Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) are the most accurate way to predict the genetic merit of an animal. The BREEDPLAN analytical software produces EBVs…

Selection tools

Overview This module is designed to be taken after the completion of Module 1 – Concepts of animal breeding and genetics and Module 2 –…

Breeding Objectives

Overview Setting a breeding objective is an important step that helps you to define what it is you’re trying to achieve in your herd. This…

Concepts of animal breeding and genetics

Overview Humans have been breeding livestock for many hundreds of years. This module will introduce several of the key concepts that underpin animal breeding and…

How to shop for a high-performing bull

Overview This eLearning module will assist you in selecting your next  high-performing bull– factoring in what you can and can’t see. It provides you with…