National Sheep Improvement Program Workshops May 2-9, 2018

by Site Admin on March 23, 2018

National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) Workshops are being conducted May 2-9, 2018 in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI and VT. View the attached flyer for more details including registration information.

Getting your Genetics Right: Converting Performance Records into Relevant Decision-Making Tools.

Topics being covered:

  • Defining and ranking of traits
  • How genetic information, estimated breeding values (EBV), can assist in improving performance traits
  • Selection for parasite resistance in pasture raised sheep and goats
  • Development of breeding objectives and approaches to selection of breeding animals
  • Fecal egg count and live ultrasound demo
  • What is an EBV worth?
  • Enrolling and using the NSIP System
  • Breeding soundness exams

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