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B+LNZ Genetics exists to help commercial farmers make the most profitable breeding choices for their operation, by developing easy-to-use selection tools.


Our goal is straightforward: to help farmers make their animals better profit generators. This is consistent with our positioning statement: “Genetics for Profit”.

For anything to be more profitable, it also has to be more ‘do-able’. Although the underlying science of genetics may be complex, we want to make applying genetics principles on-farm as straightforward as possible. That will be one of our biggest success measures.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics

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Sheep Central Progeny Test extends to commercial properties Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics is increasing the breadth of testing for genetic potential in New Zealand sheep by adjusting the focus of its Central Progeny Test (CPT) to increase relevance for commercial flocks. Read more B+LNZ Genetics welcomes North Island extension officer Max Tweedie takes up his role as North Island extension officer this month. Read more Selecting for profit What happens when you select on a composite trait like weight of lamb weaned per ewe rather than its component parts Gene Talk - Nov 2015