It is part of Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics – a wholly-owned subsidiary of B+LNZ. It is therefore owned by New Zealand farmers, being funded by sheep meat levies and fees charged to breeders. SIL provides tools and information for ram breeders and commercial farmers – with the goal of improving the profitability of sheep farming in New Zealand. This site is primarily geared towards ram breeders. The B+LNZ Genetics website is focused on providing information for commercial farmers.
NZGE The New Zealand Genetic Evaluation (NZGE) is a single weekly evaluation that involves all active flocks recorded on SIL. SIL-ACE – formerly the industry’s most advanced across-flock evaluation – is now a set of reports within NZGE. View reports nProve nProve is an online tool for commercial farmers wanting to identify breeders producing rams suitable for their own operation. The nProve tool is available online at nprove.nz Visit now