Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results

THE genetic value of a bull (or semen if using artificial insemination) to a breeding herd depends on how well the genetic traits of the animal fit the herd’s breeding objectives.

Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results Compare the relative value of bulls for the best results

There are tools available to help with bull selection. Picture Jill Griffiths.

Commercial producers therefore need to know the target markets for their calves, and the traits that should be maintained or improved in the breeding herd to best meet these markets.

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