TECHNOLOGY THE WAY FORWARD!; Benefits to the Sheep Industry from Pedigree Breeders Adoption Sire Referencing
Johnston, Steven, The News Letter (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
THE sheep industry must invest in new technology to meet the challenges of the twenty first century.
The technology must deliver quick growing, well-fleshed lambs of good conformation, and all at lower production costs.
The Signet Sheepbreeder Service aims to fulfil all of these requirements.
This service collects both the pedigree and performance details for all lambs in recorded flocks, both of which are of equal importance.
The pedigree information is necessary to determine genetic relationships between lambs within the flock or, in the case of sire referencing, between flocks.
These genetic links allow the different management …
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Publication information: Article title: TECHNOLOGY THE WAY FORWARD!; Benefits to the Sheep Industry from Pedigree Breeders Adoption Sire Referencing. Contributors: Johnston, Steven - Author. Newspaper title: The News Letter (Belfast, Northern Ireland). Publication date: May 27, 2000. Page number: 9. © 2006 Johnston Publishing Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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