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Growth & Conformation

Our September / October lambs are reared on grass, with surplus non-breeding lambs finished off on stubble turnips.

Genetic Improvement

The following figures are from Signet comparing genetic improvement since 2001

Season

Number

Of

Animals

8 WkWt

EBV

(kg)

Mature

EBV

(kg)

Litter

EBV

(kg)

Maternal

EBV

(kg)

Scan Wt

EBV
(kg)

Mus dp

EBV

(mm)

Fat dp

EBV

(mm)

Lean Wt

EBV

(kg)

Fat Wt

EBV

(kg)

Index

Maternal

Index

2001

410

1.40

0.24

0.01

0.28

3.12

0.59

0.34

0.68

0.69

138

124

2002

455

1.43

0.21

0.01

0.23

3.08

0.66

0.33

0.70

0.68

140

121

2003

545

1.53

0.20

0.02

0.27

3.38

0.84

0.34

0.78

0.75

148

131

2004

560

1.97

0.32

0.05

0.50

4.25

1.30

0.42

1.02

0.95

170

162

2005

574

2.34

0.62

0.07

0.77

4.96

1.39

0.47

1.21

1.10

187

189

2006

594

2.33

0.58

0.06

0.89

5.11

1.49

0.45

1.25

1.13

191

191

2007

579

2.51

0.75

0.05

0.90

5.26

1.45

0.44

1.33

1.15

199

189

2008

582

2.56

0.76

0.05

0.96

5.43

1.65

0.41

1.41

1.19

208

195

2009

557

2.42

0.68

0.04

0.85

5.18

1.59

0.33

1.38

1.12

208

181

2010

602

2.57

0.77

0.05

0.96

5.58

1.72

0.33

1.50

1.20

218

195

2011

613

2.67

0.86

0.06

1.00

5.87

1.79

0.34

1.57

1.26

224

205

 

 

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