B+LNZ Genetics Beef Breeder Update


B+LNZ Genetics and Meat and Livestock Australia are in the final stages of formalising an agreement to work together on major beef projects across both countries.

This is significant. It means sharing data and resources, thereby enhancing the work of both New Zealand and Australian researchers – for the benefit of both countries’ bull breeders and buyers. The agreement extends to both existing and new projects. For New Zealand – given how far we have progressed in the beef genetics space in the past three years – this arrangement will see our progress steam ahead at an even greater rate. Expect to see new tools, as well as enhancements in how Breedplan works for us.

This update includes several items of interest from the B+LNZ Genetics beef breeders’ breakfast, hosted in Feilding mid year, as well as an update on the B+LNZ Genetics beef progeny test.

As always, we welcome and value your feedback.

Graham Alder

General Manager
B+LNZ Genetics