About us

About us

Sheep Genetics is the genetic evaluation service of the Australian sheep and goat industries (an international service is available to certain breeds of sheep and goats).

Sheep Genetics help you breed or buy animals using Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBVs) through LAMBPLAN and MERINOSELECT as well as Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) for KIDPLAN.

Sheep Genetics produce tools and information to help you breed better animals.

Established in 2005, Sheep Genetics is a not-for-profit service operated by Meat & Livestock Australia.

Advisory and technical committees support Sheep Genetics, for example the:

  • Advisory Committee provides feedback and advice about how changes to Sheep Genetics might impact industry.
  • Technical Committee provides feedback and advice on technical changes to the genetic.