Brahman International Genetic Evaluation Selecting suitable genetics “across country borders”: Breeders can benchmark their own herd genetics to other genetics around the world on a common base Opportunities of a wider gene pool: - potential for accelerating rate of genetic improvement - marketing genetics on a common base
Brahman Performance Records Available *These numbers may include repeat measures on the same animals.
By undertaking this project Brahman would become the first Bos indicus breed to commission an international genetic evaluation. This should assist Brahman to increase its market share of genetics - particularly to developing country projects. It needs to be accepted from the outset that while the international evaluation will be more informative than national evaluations - there will be winners and losers. That is part of the price of progress. Other Considerations