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 FlockFinder FlockFinder is a smart-phone tool for commercial farmers, wanting to identify ram breeders producing rams suitable for their operation. FlockFinder is hosted on the B+LNZ Genetics website. Visit now RamFinder RamFinder is a powerful search engine that allows ram breeders to identify individual animals with specific combinations of genetic merit. Search for a ram BreederFinder BreederFinder helps you find SIL breeders’ contact details quickly. Search for a breeder