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B+LNZ GENETICS AND LIC COLLABORATE FOR BULL PROGENY TESTING

The B+LNZ Genetics Dairy Beef Progeny Test aims to improve the quality of dairy beef animals in the industry by identifying and enabling widespread use of superior bulls for dairy beef. Beef breeders can nominate their best bulls for consideration for the programme – successful bulls then become part of the progeny test scheme. Through the collaboration, breeders will have a potential path to the dairy market for the first time by working with LIC. https://www.blnzgenetics.com/news/media-releases/blnz-genetics-and-lic-collaborate-for-bu

Averages up across the board!

The main 2 year old sales period has now concluded and averages are up on 2016 figures by over $1,600 per head. The 2017 average price on 2195 bulls sold was $7,964. The top price for a bull sold by Rangatira was $50,000, again up on the 2016 top price of $32,000. Click here for short cuts to further sales statistics.