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New Maternal Line BLUP Options to Maximise Profitability

08 December 2014
Hermitage Genetics

IRELAND - Hermitage Genetics can now provide alternative BLUP selection criteria according to individual customer requirements.

MLI 1 – Born alive

MLI selection is focused on increasing numbers Born Alive.

Hermitage Genetics
Hermitage Genetics

MLI 2 – F.C.E.

MLI selection is focused on improving feed conversion, maximizing genetic potential of progeny to convert cereals into Lean Meat as efficiently as possible, while still maintaining the level of Born Alive.

Hermitage Genetics
Hermitage Genetics

MLI 3 – Weaning Weight

MLI selection is focused on litter weight at weaning as a means of selecting for high milk yield (heritable trait) and subsequent improved growth rate.

Hermitage Genetics
Hermitage Genetics

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