Seeking ewe efficiency
Recently at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics sheep breeders’ forum, there was quite a bit of discussion about ewe efficiency. A prominent question was raised: “what is being done about a ewe efficiency trait?”.
AbacusBio geneticist Tim Byrne said, it's first worth thinking about what efficiency means in terms of genetics.
The quest for a genetically efficient ewe also depends on the individual farmer's requirements, Tim recently writes in an article titled 'Seeking ewe efficiency' for Country-Wide.