CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC)

 


Forty organisations, from all sectors of the sheep supply chain, are working together with the Sheep CRC to make the possible practical. The three programs of research are:

This is the most comprehensive group that has ever been assembled to work cooperatively to shape and deliver a livestock research and development program with whole-of-industry benefits.

The CRC is co-funded under the Commonwealth Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Programme. To find out more about the CRC click here.

Each month the CRC publishes an e-newsletter which includes an introduction from the CEO, research program updates, events and other highlights. To read the latest updates click here.


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Sheep breeders rush to RamSelect Plus Monday 29th of August 2016
Sheep breeders rush to RamSelect Plus Monday 29th of August 2016
Sheep breeders are embracing RamSelect Plus in droves, with close to 4000 rams from 60 different studs listed on the site since the start of July. And there are already over twice the number of registered users than there were at the end of the 2015 ram-selling season. Sheep CRC chief executive James Rowe said the early-season figures were a strong endorsement of the need for easy-to-use applications that provide personalised...

UNE app development team leads the way for the sheep industry Monday 22nd of August 2016
UNE app development team leads the way for the sheep industry Monday 22nd of August 2016
The team behind the popular web-based app RamSelect Plus is already turning its attention to finding new solutions to the data challenges facing the sheep industry. The next project on the cards for the University of New England (UNE) Agile App team is to develop an early intervention sheep management app for the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) so that producers can ensure all animals in...

RamSelect Plus adds new precision to genetic selection Wednesday 10th of August 2016
RamSelect Plus adds new precision to genetic selection Wednesday 10th of August 2016
Producers at this week’s LambEx event have early access to RamSelect Plus, the latest version of the popular sheep genetic selection app. Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) CEO James Rowe said RamSelect Plus features more precise genetic selection tools, as well as new benchmarking and ram team management tools.

Change the seasoning, but keep the lamb Aussie Monday 1st of August 2016
Change the seasoning, but keep the lamb Aussie Monday 1st of August 2016
A series of international tests focussed on identifying differences between Australian, US and Chinese consumers in how they rate the experience of eating Australian lamb and yearling sheep meat has revealed they all in fact have one thing in common: they love Aussie lamb. The 12-month study led by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) and co-funded by the Department of Agriculture and...

DNA Flock Profiling delivers sheep breeding insights at Europambela Friday 22nd of July 2016
DNA Flock Profiling delivers sheep breeding insights at Europambela Friday 22nd of July 2016
New England Merino breeder Tony Overton has a much clearer picture of the genetic make-up of his superfine Merino flock and the areas which need attention following trials of a new application for the 15k DNA test designed specifically for commercial producers. Mr Overton, who manages 9000 ewes at ‘Europambela’ in the Walcha district, was a participant in early field trials of the DNA Flock Profiler, being developed by...

Got ram team records? Sheep CRC needs you! Wednesday 13th of July 2016
Got ram team records? Sheep CRC needs you! Wednesday 13th of July 2016
Sheep breeders with comprehensive records of their ram teams are being sought by the Sheep CRC as it enters the final stages of development of the latest RamSelect app. The next version of RamSelect will feature enhanced ram searching capabilities to align with estimates of the current genetic merit of a commercial ewe flock, either based on records of the rams used during the previous 10 years, or using data obtained through...

Staying ahead of the flock - Armidale NSW Thursday 1st of September
Staying ahead of the flock - Armidale NSW Thursday 1st of September
A dawn of a new era in Individual Animal Management

RamSelect Plus Online training Thursday 1st of September
RamSelect Plus Online training Thursday 1st of September
Online training is available in how to use the app to benchmark your current ram team, to buy rams this season and to list your rams for sale.

RamSelect Plus Online Training Thursday 8th of September
RamSelect Plus Online Training Thursday 8th of September
Online training is available in how to use the app to benchmark your current ram team, buy rams this season and list your rams for sale.

AGM/Participants Forum - Sydney NSW Wednesday 16th of November
AGM/Participants Forum - Sydney NSW Wednesday 16th of November
This meeting will be held in Sydney commencing at 1.00pm. For further information please contact Polly Ward on 02 6773 1317


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