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Tip Sheets PDF Print E-mail

BREEDPLAN "Tip Sheets" provide information regarding many components of BREEDPLAN, the interpretation of EBVs and the submission of performance data.

General

BREEDPLAN – A General Introduction (103 kB)
Why Should You Record with BREEDPLAN? (177 kB)
Comparing EBVs Between Different Breeds (129 kB)
Interpreting BREEDPLAN EBVs (135 kB)
BREEDPLAN – The Traits Explained (321 kB)
Bull Selection Exercises using EBVs (146 kB)
Who do I Contact for Assistance? (106 kB)

Understanding EBVs

Understanding Gestation Length EBVs (107 kB)
Understanding Calving Ease EBVs (144 kB)
Understanding Birth Weight EBVs (159 kB)
Understanding Growth EBVs (121 kB)
Understanding 200 Day Growth EBVs (114 kB)
Understanding 400 Day Weight EBVs (114 kB)
Understanding 600 Day Weight EBVs (115 kB)
Understanding Mature Cow Weight EBVs (117 kB)
Understanding Milk EBVs (128 kB)
Understanding Scrotal Size EBVs (121 kB)
Understanding Days to Calving EBVs (159 kB)
Understanding Carcase EBVs (224 kB)
Understanding Docility EBVs (114 kB)
Understanding Shear Force EBVs (191 kB)
Understanding Flight Time EBVs (280 kB)

Understanding Structural Soundness EBVs (343 kB)

Understanding Net Feed Intake EBVs  (149 kB) 

Understanding EBV Accuracy

Interpreting EBV Accuracy (101 kB)
Understanding EBV Accuracy (685 kB)

Understanding Selection Indexes

Selection Indexes – A General Introduction (104 kB)
Selecting Animals with Selection Indexes (482 kB)
Across Country Selection Indexes (198 kB)

Interpreting Australian Selection Indexes

Interpreting Australian Angus Selection Indexes (417 kB)
Interpreting Australian Belmont Selection Indexes (123 kB)
Interpreting Australian Brahman Selection Indexes (170 kB)
Interpreting Australian Brangus Selection Indexes (195 kB)
Interpreting Australian Charolais Selection Indexes (132 kB)
Interpreting Australian Hereford Selection Indexes (513 kB)
Interpreting Australian Limousin Selection Indexes (263 kB)
Interpreting Australian Murray Grey Selection Indexes (142 kB)
Interpreting Australian Red Angus Selection Indexes (140 kB)
Interpreting Australian Santa Gertrudis Selection Indexes (123 kB)
Interpreting Australian Shorthorn Selection Indexes (224 kB)
Interpreting Australian Simmental Selection Indexes (267 kB)
Interpreting Australian South Devon Selection Indexes (136 kB)
Interpreting Australian Wagyu Selection Indexes (137 kB)
Interpreting Performance Herds Australia Selection Indexes (136 kB)

Interpreting New Zealand Selection Indexes

Interpreting New Zealand Angus Selection Indexes (288 kB)
Interpreting New Zealand Hereford Selection Indexes (274 kB)
Interpreting New Zealand Murray Grey Selection Indexes (266 kB)
Interpreting New Zealand Shorthorn Selection Indexes (190 kB) 
Interpreting New Zealand Simmental Selection Indexes (124 kB)

Interpreting South African Selection Indexes 

Interpreting South African Brahman Selection Indexes (234 kB)
Interpreting South African Simbra Selection Indexes (146 kB)
Interpreting South African Simmentaler Selection Indexes (142 kB)

Interpreting Namibian Selection Indexes

Interpreting Namibian Brahman Selection Indexes (110 kB)

Recording Performance Information

Recording Gestation Length Information (109 kB)
Recording Calving Difficulty Scores (117 kB)
Recording Birth Weights (175 kB)
Recording Weight Information (115 kB)
Recording Mature Cow Weights  (115 kB)
Recording Information for Milk EBVs (118 kB)
Recording Scrotal Circumference Measurements (133 kB)
Recording Days to Calving Information (151 kB)

Recording Scanning Information (128 kB)

Collecting Abattoir Carcass Information  (260 kB)

Recording Docility Scores (116 kB)
Recording Muscle Scores (191 kB)
Recording Flight Time (142 kB)
Recording Management Groups for BREEDPLAN (122 kB) 
Recording ET calves with BREEDPLAN (121 kB) 
Recording Multiple Sire Joinings with BREEDPLAN (125 kB) 
Weighing Pregnant Heifers (116 kB) 
Performance Recording Timeline (70 kB)
Performance Recording in a Drought (120 kB) 
Collecting Better Female Fertility Data (162 kB) 

Submitting Performance Information to BREEDPLAN 

Methods of Submitting Data to BREEDPLAN (114 kB)
How to Complete your Performance Recording Forms (258 kB)
Common Performance Recording Problems (147 kB)
Interpreting your Suggested Weigh Dates Report (ILR1) (45 kB)
Interpreting your Suggested Weigh Dates Report (ILR2) (46 kB)
Completing your Performance Recording Forms (Diagram) (ILR1) (55 kB)
Completing your Performance Recording Forms (Diagram) (ILR2) (54 kB)
Completing your Mature Cow Weight Forms (Diagram) (ILR1) (46 kB)
Completing your Mature Cow Weight Forms (Diagram) (ILR2) (44 kB)
Completing your Recipient Dam Forms (Diagram) (ILR1)  (59 kB)
Completing your Recipient Dam Forms (Diagram) (ILR2)  (63 kB)

Miscellaneous

Displaying BREEDPLAN Information in Sale Catalogues /Advertisements (137 kB)
Understanding BREEDPLAN Management Groups (154 kB)
Understanding Genetic Linkage (292 kB)
How BREEDPLAN compares animals running in different conditions (344 kB)
Small Herds – Obtaining Effective Results from BREEDPLAN (142 kB)
Understanding Outliers (147 kB)
Interim BREEDPLAN EBVs (163 kB)
Calculating EBVs for Introduced Animals (124 kB)
Reportability of EBVs (106 kB)
Recording Options for Composite/Crossbred Herds (280 kB)
List of Breed Codes for BREEDPLAN
 

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