Breeders Guide

The Breeders Guide to Quality Assurance


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  • How do I get my data into Sheep Genetics? 

  • Want help getting data prepared? 

  • What data do I need to submit? 

  • When should I submit data to Sheep Genetics?

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  • 16-digit ID's

  • Breed code table


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  • Entering cull or commercial animals

  • Billing

  • Important tips

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  • Birth date

  • Sex of animal

  • Birth and rear type

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  • Recording groups - birth, management, lifetime

  • Missed measurements

  • How are groups analysed

  • Effective progeny numbers 


  • Where do I need linkage?

  • Linkage for traits

  • Ways to ensure across-year, across-group and across-flock linkage

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