SIS genotyped ram action - reader questions revisited
Darren Carty
Questions have ramped up again relating to the Sheep Improvement Scheme genotyped ram action, with ram sales in peak activity.
9 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Investment in genetics gives quick return
Performance recording and genomics are allowing the rate of genetic gain in the UK sheep sector to speed up.
26 July 2023 Letters
Letter: criteria needed to join genomics scheme
"Reluctantly, I cannot join the new scheme due to my age" - Joe O’Malley, Co Sligo.
The new genotyped ram action – your questions answered
It is not surprising that farmers have many questions, with over 6,000 participants in the new Sheep Improvement Scheme needing to purchase a genotyped ram in 2023.
19 July 2023 Sheep breeding
No need for SCEP scepticism
Adam Woods takes a look at what’s covered in this week’s SCEP special.
National Sheep Breed Improvement Levy increasing to 15c/head
The 7c levy charged on every animal processed in the five main sheep factories since 2012 will increase to 15c/head for every animal processed in these plants from 1 April 2023. Darren Carty reports.
22 March 2023 Breeding & health