July monthly update.
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Australian Sheep & Wool Show -and Hamilton Sheepvention

Our friendly project officers, Luke Stephen, MERINOSELECT and Tom Hooke, LAMBPLAN will be present at these events. Friday and Saturday of Bendigo and both days for Hamilton.
They will be more than happy to spend time discussing any questions or queries you may  have.
Luke - 0411 680 529
Tom - 0437 370 170

Get more exposure with our online sale catalogue

With sales and field days approaching we would like to remind you all of the sales and semen catalogue feature on our website. It is located on the animal search pages. This also lets you print pen cards for your animals in a consistent and easy manner.

Instructions on how to use this feature can be found via the link below however if you do have any difficulties do not hesitate to contact the friendly Sheep Genetics staff on (02) 6773 2948 or on

Please note: There had been some issues when trying to upload information and they have now been resolved. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Friendly reminder

If you are requiring ASBVs for an upcoming show or sale please note the run dates listed at the bottom of this email. Data needs to be submitted by 5pm AEST on the dates listed to be included in the analysis. Please allow up to 2 weeks for data to be returned. If you feel there may be data issues please submit ahead of time so we have a chance to assist you before the cut off.

Datasmart and EID workshops in Tasmania

A Datasmart workshop for stud breeders will be held at Bracknell, Tasmania on Monday 21st July.  The workshop covers ASBV’s, data quality and the new Pedigree Master software.

An half day workshop on EID will also be held at Bracknell on the morning of Tuesday the 22nd July.  This workshop will look at the practical use of electronic tag readers and data collection using electronic tags. 
Limited places are still available in these workshops.  For more information contact Debbie Milne, Richmond Hill Agribusiness Pty Ltd on  0407 724066

Videos available from Leading Breeder Forum

Presentations from the 2014 Leading Breeder forum can now be viewed on our website under the resources tab.

Topics include:
  • Sheep Genetics update
  • AGBU technical update
  • Genomics
  • Eating Quality
  • And more...

Sheep Genetics Fee Schedule

Please be aware that the previously scheduled price rise for Sheep Genetics services has come into effect as of July 1st.
Charges 2013-14 2014-15
Australian services    
Flock subscription 412.50 440.00
Additional flock subscription 121.00 121.00
Animal charge - subscription 2.10 2.10
Animal charge- small stud 8.85 9.10
International services    
Flock subscription 450.00 480.00
Additional flock subscription 130.00 130.00
Animal charge - subscription 2.50 2.50
Animal charge- small stud 9.75 10.00

Analysis Dates

1st of August
15th of August
1st of September

21st of July
7th of August
21st of August

Data needs to be submitted by 5pm AEST on the dates listed above to be included in the analysis. Please allow up to 2 weeks for data to be returned.
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