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ASBVs take the pressure out of ram buying at Dandaragan

Friday 1st of March 2013

Key results from ASBVs:

  • Rams in the top 30% for the Carcase Plus Index are used to produce 20-22kg carcase lambs.
  • Superior genetics allow early turn off of lambs under high stocking rate conditions.
  • Over a 10 year period, selecting rams on Carcase Plus index, the Roberts can expect to achieve:

 

  • 2.2 kg increase in weaning weight
  • 3.4 kg increase in post weaning weight
  • 0.2 mm increase in fat depth
  • 1.2 mm increase in eye muscle depth

 


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