Multi-breed beef evaluation in the pipeline

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
August 6 2020 - 7:00am
BIG STRIDES: A large genetics research project is underway which hopes to deliver producers the ability to compare traits between breeds.

CALVING of just over 1400 base cows across six breeds is now underway in an ambitious research project which aims to deliver a resource population for multi-breed genomic evaluation in beef cattle.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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