How can I find out what my breeding objectives are?
A number of breed societies have generic, market-based breeding information available on their respective websites. BreedObject is a software package that helps producers establish breeding objectives.
How does breedobject help in the selection process?
BreedObject is a software package that helps producers establish breeding objectives. Once producers understand the requirements of the target market and have developed breeding objectives that are aligned to these requirements, they can begin selecting livestock that meet the breeding objectives.
What do you need to know before breeding a dog?
Carry out all relevant health checks e.g. hip scoring, elbow grading, eye testing and DNA testing. Find out which checks are relevant to your breed Our new healthcare plan offers breeders optional cover for breeding risks including fertility, pregnancy, whelping and litter before they are sold.
How are sheep and cattle selected for breeding?
The difficult task of selecting breeding stock based on genetic assessment has been made easier and more precise through estimated breeding values (EBVs) (cattle and goats) and Australian sheep breeding values (ASBVs) (sheep).
How can I choose the best dog breed?
Choosing your new best friend can be quite a challenge! Our Dog Breed Selector can help you to find the right dog breed to suit your lifestyle. Take our quick quiz to reveal your best breed matches or find out how compatible you are with breeds that you like. Let’s get started!
How can I tell if my Dam is ready to breed?
The timing is not set in stone, so watch you dam to know when this happens. The dam’s genital area will begin to swell and there may be a bloody discharge. If you have the stud in a nearby pen, he will get more excited and interested in the female. The dam will not accept the stud until she is ready to breed.
How does a dog breed selector help you?
Our Dog Breed Selector can help you to find the right dog breed to suit your lifestyle. Take our quick quiz to reveal your best breed matches or find out how compatible you are with breeds that you like. Let’s get started! It looks like you have already started or completed the quiz.
How can I get a stud dog from a different breeder?
You can also get a stud from a different breeder if you don’t have one. Hiring a stud or purchasing semen costs money. Sometimes the arrangement allows the owner of the sire pick of the litter. Make sure that all agreements are written and signed so that there is a contract between all parties involved with the litter. Determine their genetics.