Category Archives: Genetics

Mini Herefords for sale

Many of our members have mini Herefords for sale, both horned and polled. There is also some miniature Hereford semen for sale.

Please check out our For Sale page here

You can see details of what semen is for sale here

Mini Herefords in the paddock

Mini Herefords in the paddock

Miniature Hereford Semen For Sale

The following miniature Herefords have semen that is available for sale.

BC_MackBoomer Creek Mack
Senior Champion Bull at the Melbourne Royal
Semen is $50 per straw, or 5 for $200

BC_Oscar2Boomer Creek Oscar
Reserve Senior Champion Bull at the Melbourne Royal
DNA tested 90% poll
Frame Score 1
Semen is $50 per straw, or 5 for $200

CONTACT
Joy and Colin Walters
Phone: 0429 860 229
Website: http://boomercreek.wordpress.com/

OR
Alison Livermore
Phone: 0428 369 000
Website: http://winswoodminis.wordpress.com/

Greater accuracy, breed coverage in second-gen poll gene marker test

Greater accuracy across a greater number of beef breeds are the key features in an important ‘second-generation’ poll gene market test launched recently

The new Australian Poll Gene Marker test will determine with high accuracy if an animal is ‘true polled’ (homozygous) and measures the likelihood that a polled animal carries only the polled gene. Importantly the test is highly accurate across a wide selection of breeds

– See more here

Perfect Match – Using MateSel to Identify the Best Sires for Your Cows

Staying Ahead of the Curve
WEBINAR REMINDER
“Perfect Match –
 Using MateSel to Identify the Best Sires for Your Cows”

For those that haven’t already registered, time is running out to register for the free webinar “Perfect Match – Using MateSel to Identify the Best Sires for Your Cows”. To register, simply follow the instructions on the webinars page on the SBTS website (click here).

The webinar will be conducted on July 8th at 8.00 pm AEST and will provide an overview of the recently released MateSel mating allocation tool. It will include information on how you can use MateSel to accelerate your herd’s genetic progress, save time doing you mating allocations or scope out your next “super sire”. The webinar will be presented by Christian Duff and Gemma Wilkinson, Southern Beef Technology Services. You will be able to interact with the presenter and ask questions via a question submission field.

This is the first webinar session in a course of four. Details on all sessions are available from the above link or from the webinar course flyer (click here).

The webinar course will enable you to access the latest beef breeding technologies, all from the comfort of your own home.
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Southern Beef Technology Services
Agricultural Business Research Institute
University of New England
Armidale NSW 2351

Ph:  (02) 6773 3555
Fax: (02) 6772 5376
Email: office@sbts.une.edu.au
Web: http://sbts.une.edu.au/

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