RamSelect.com.au

RamSelect.com.au was launched on Monday 27th July 2015. It is a new web-based tool designed to take the hard work out of using Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBVs) to identify the right genetics for your flock using data from MERINOSELECT, LAMBPLAN and DOHNE. RamSelect.com.au quickly searches all rams listed for sale and selects those that align with your specific breeding objective. To find out more click here.


 


Australian Sheep Breeding Values - A guide for ram buyers

Ram buying is an important part of a sheep business. Often it is only done on one day per year, so it may seem difficult to justify investing too much time in picking your rams. This guide is provided to help you understand the complexities of breeding profitable yet functional sheep that are right for your business. Download your copy of the Guide below.


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New web-based ram selection app wows sheep breeders
Sheep breeders, commercial producers and farm advisers have been wowed by a sneak preview of a new genetic selection tool that will be released to industry next week. The web-based app, www.ramselect.com.au, will be officially launched on July 27. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/new-webbased-ram-selection-app-wows-sheep-breeders-23-07-2015.php
Education about Merino selection
Ram selection occurs on just one day of the year but it can impact the genetic make-up and profitability of a sheep flock for years to come. An upcoming RamSelect workshop, to be held at ‘Sunny View’, Bigga, on Tuesday September 2, will develop the skills of commercial producers to accurately and confidently select rams to meet their breeding objective and maximise their sheep enterprise return. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/education-about-merino-selection-14-08-2014.php
Learning how to buy better rams at Jerilderie RamSelect
Ram selection occurs on just one day of the year but it can impact the genetic make-up and profitability of a sheep flock for years to come. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/learning-how-to-buy-better-rams-at-jerilderie-ramselect-28-07-2014.php
Sheep CRC training programs delivering practice change on farm
A national survey of sheep producers has revealed the tangible impact the Sheep CRC’s training programs has had on farming practices, with more than 80 per cent of attendees changing management strategies after attending Managing Scanned Ewe workshops. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/sheep-crc-training-programs-delivering-practice-change-on-farm-10-06-2014.php
Practical profitable sheep programs win major awards
The Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) has scooped the pool, winning two major research awards and being shortlisted for a third at the 2014 CRC Association Awards last night. The Sheep CRC received the CRC Program’s Star Award for high-level engagement with small and medium size businesses through its highly successful programs ‘Managing Scanned Ewes’, and the award for Excellence in... Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/practical-profitable-sheep-programs-win-major-awards-21-05-2014.php
Victorian sheep breeders embrace ASBVs at RamSelect
Victorian sheep breeders are now making one of their biggest annual business decisions more easily and more accurately, having attended a Sheep CRC RamSelect workshop. The RamSelect workshops help commercial producers, stock agents, and others, to update their skills in ram selection. The focus is on how to use figures from MERINOSELECT and LAMBPLAN in conjunction with visual selection. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/victorian-sheep-breeders-embrace-asbvs-at-ramselect-22-04-2014.php
NSW sheep breeders embrace ASBVs at RamSelect
NSW sheep breeders are now making one of their biggest annual business decisions more easily and more accurately, having attended a Sheep CRC RamSelect workshop. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/nsw-sheep-breeders-embrace-asbvs-at-ramselect-28-02-2014.php
Learning how to buy better rams at Queensland RamSelect
Ram selection occurs on just one day of the year but it can impact the genetic make-up and profitability of a sheep flock for years to come. Upcoming RamSelect workshops to be held across Queensland will develop the skills of commercial producers to accurately and confidently select rams to meet their breeding objective and maximise their sheep enterprise return. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/learning-how-to-buy-better-rams-at-queensland-ramselect-03-09-2013.php
Sheep buyers armed with guide to more productive rams
Sheep producers now have access to an easy to use but powerful tool to assist them in selecting the right ram for improving their flock productivity. ‘Australian Sheep Breeding Values - A guide for ram buyers’ has been designed to help producers understand how to use ram breeding values to find the best rams for each production system to ensure profitable and functional sheep that are suited to the farm business model. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/sheep-buyers-armed-with-guide-to-more-productive-rams-08-07-2013.php
Objective measurement delivers finer fleece at TA Field Estates
The use of objective data in the ram selection process has delivered a profitable improvement in the genetics of the TA Field Estates’ Merino flocks, with fleeces now two micron finer on average across the board. At the same time fleece and body weights have been maintained - and on some properties improved - across flocks totalling more than 40,000 breeding ewes in three locations. This genetic improvement has ensured the... Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/objective-measurement-delivers-finer-fleece-at-ta-field-estates-25-10-2012.php
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