Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/6022
Title: Enhanced Data Capture and Management in Ram Breeding Enterprises
Contributor(s): Swan, Andrew  (author); Kelly, Matthew J (author)
Publication Date: 2003
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/6022
Abstract: Individual animal identification is a key feature of the operational aspects of recording, selection and mate allocation in ram breeding enterprises. All breeders identify some portion of their flocks individually using traditional "visual" ear tags. Enhanced recording systems combine electronic tags (E-ID), reliable and easy to use data capture and database management. Such systems have the potential to substantially increase the efficiency of recording programs. Efficiency will be increased by faster and more accurate data capture, and easier access to the information collected, Flowing on from these management benefits, it will be possible to provide better information on the genetic merit of animals, including information on traits not currently available, such as lifetime production.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding, 51(2), p. 148-149
Publisher: University of New England
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISSN: 004-7875
1832-8679
Field of Research (FOR): 070201 Animal Breeding
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 830311 Sheep - Wool
830310 Sheep - Meat
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://sheepjournal.une.edu.au/sheepjournal/vol51/iss2/paper10/
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