Media Releases

Putting a dollar value on using good beef genetics

Putting a dollar value on using good beef genetics

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics is launching a new progeny test to put a dollar value on the extra profit that can be added to the dairy-beef supply chain by using good beef genetics. Read more »

DateFriday 25th September 2015
New role encourages home grown talent

New role encourages home grown talent

B+LNZ Genetics has appointed Dr Phillip Wilcox as its inaugural senior lecturer in quantitative genetics at the University of Otago. Read more »

DateWednesday 19th August 2015
Beef Progeny Test

Beef Progeny Test

The B+LNZ Genetics Beef Progeny Test is being run over two years and across five large properties; it involves more than 50 AI bulls, 50 follow-up bulls, 1600 cows and 600 heifers. Read more about the projects and the properties involved Read more »

DateWednesday 1st April 2015
Study to prove if ram genetic merit drives higher lamb returns

Study to prove if ram genetic merit drives higher lamb returns

Having a good eye when buying rams may well be a thing of the past if a new study shows it’s the data behind the ram’s breeding that delivers profit. Data Drives Dollars is a joint project between Massey University and Focus Genetics, with significant support from B+LNZ Genetics. It aims to find out if there is a financial advantage in buying rams with high genetic merit, or not. Read more »

DateWednesday 1st April 2015
Flockfinder app to help find “best fit” ram breeders

Flockfinder app to help find “best fit” ram breeders

FlockFinder is an easy way to find information on New Zealand sheep breeders that utilises the powerful SIL genetic engine - the national genetic evaluation system for New Zealand sheep. The attached media release contains a link to download the app for your iPhone or Android phone Read more »

DateMonday 10th November 2014
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