Genetic improvement. Benefits for commercial producers. Dr Michael Bradfield BREEDPLAN SA. World meat production and trade. Source: FAPRI, 2010. This was Achieved by Maximising Genetic Progress! (n0 hormones!). Day 8 5. Day 43. Day 57. Day 71. 1957 Chicken Genetics.
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Benefits for commercial producers
Dr Michael Bradfield
Source: FAPRI, 2010
1957 Chicken Genetics
2001 Chicken Genetics
After 10 years
4.50 Billion Rand
Vincent Ducrocq (ARC 20/02/2012)
+ 3.8 1.6
The formula is:
R = S x h²
Steers finished on grass (30 months).
460-500 kg live weight.
P8 Fat 10 mm.
Daughters retained for breeding
Reduce cow size.
*These numbers may include repeat measures on the same animals.
Put the interests of your commercial clients FIRST
by selecting animals that make commercial producers more MONEY
Lets be courageous, roll up our sleeves, and do it!