PROFIT-DRIVEN CATTLE BREEDING
DATE: 29-30 September 2022
FEE: N$2 850
Selecting the correct breeding animals is crucial to reaching your production goals.
The following topics will be discussed in depth:
• Importance of record keeping
• Genetic variations
• Genetic correlations
• Heritability and Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs)
• Repeatability of traits
• Selection for breeding
• Breeding options
• Economics of selection response
Practical exercises will be done in the selection of a breeding animal for a specific herd.