TN 754 Utilising Maternal Trait EBVs of Beef Bulls
Posted in Beef Cattle, Livestock
Bull selection is a vital part of breeding replacements. Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) are a valuable tool to help us select the best bull for the job. If breeding heifer replacements key maternal traits to look for include milk and calving ease. This Technical Note provides an overview of the maternal trait EBVs and Indexes available, and how to interpret and use them to select the best bulls for your herd.
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