New Maternal Line BLUP Options to Maximise Profitability08 December 2014
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.
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.
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.
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