Recording Adult Size (DPA) June 2019: Flocks must be recording & connected for adult size to be connected for NZMW & other indexes
Revised Meat Reporting Sept 2018: Meat module updated to reflect change in carcase weights, composition & mix of current breeds.
Genetics Tool Workshops Genetics Tool Workshops: info for those interested in participating and providing input.
NZMW & NZTW B+LNZ Genetics is rolling out the ultimate ram selection tool for commercial farmers.
7 August 2017 New Tech Note: Reporting by Connectedness
The Good Acid
Issue 23: Sep 2019 B+LNZ Genetics integration into B+LNZ, Dairy Beef Progeny test results, Roadshow dates and registration.
Issue 22: Jul 2019 B+LNZ Genetics farewells GM, Low Input progeny test underway, Beef programme funding, Sheep Forum 2020
Issue 21: May 2019 BPT Cohort 2 report, Sire nominations, Sheep Progeny Test Hub report, Foetal Aging reminders & Roadshow dates.
Issue 20: Apr 2019 Beef Progeny Test updates, including BreedObject 6.0. Sheep Progeny Test updates. Taste Pure launch
Issue 19: Feb 2019 Revised Meat Module, reminder to record LWMATE, progeny test updates.
Issue 18: Nov 2018 Roadshow updates, Single Step and the new Meat Module, new look beef programme
Issue 17: Sep 2018 Revised SIL Meat Module goes live, Sheep Breeders' Roadshow registration, Sheep Forum presentations
Issue 16: Jul 2018 Beef Breeder Forum Save the Dates and a recap of the Sheep Breeder forum sessions with links to videos
Issue 15: June 2018 A recap on Single Step & nProve. Tips for bull breeders to assure clients of M.Bovis status
Issue 14: May 2018 Insights from Sheep & Beef field days. Pregscan data audit on SIL. Beef single step evaluation article
Issue 13: Apr 2018 Genetics tool (nProve) update, Beef advertising campaign and upcoming progeny test field days.
Issue 12: Mar 2018 International genetics conference, Beef performance recording reminders and progeny test updates
Issue 11: Feb 2018 The new genetics tool, performance recording reminders & upcoming beef events.
Issue 10: Dec 2017 Link to sire lists for Beef & Dairy-Beef progeny tests. Summary from the Sheep Progeny Test Field day
Issue 9: Nov 2017 Featuring B+LNZ Genetics funding and restructure, Capped reproduction & BPT sire selection update
Issue 8: Oct 2017 Includes an update on the new Dairy-Beef Progeny Test site, and a link to latest BPT report
Issue 7: Aug 2017 A summary form BPT field days, recent research awards and new SIL developments
Issue 6: Jul 2017 A summary of the two-day Sheep Breeder Forum. Dates for Beef Progeny Test Field Days in August.
Issue 5: Jun 2017 Insights from the Beef Breeder forum at Beef Expo and latest BPT carcase scanning data
Issue 4: Apr 2017 A summary from recent roadshows, Beef Breeder Forum dates and Sheep Industry Awards criteria
Issue 3: Feb 2017 The Good Acid - Feb: Updates on capped NLB, Wool and Wool Colour traits.
Issue 2: Jan 2017 The Good Acid - Jan: Beef progeny test results, Leader List changes and the new BCS eBV.
Issue 1: Dec 2016 The Good Acid - Dec: Regular updates on the latest news, industry research and events.
Sheep breeder newsletters
Nov 2016 A post-conference summary of topics covered at the 2016 Sheep Breeder Forum in Dunedin.
Jul 2015 A summary of speakers, workshops and topics covered at the 2015 Sheep Breeder forum.
Oct 2014 A summary from the 2014 Sheep Breeder Forum. It covers the future direction of B+LNZ Genetics and research underway.