Estimated Learning Values, or modulated estimated grades. Or take what teachers say and try standardise it through a computer program. Leads to a monumental fudge up that pleases nobody except the few over achievers who played the system. Sounds strangely familiar.
Breeders - In a year of marketing uncertainty can you justify the cost? Or is this the last year you should get rid of any sort of data provision?
Are Signet even going to be allowed to go farm to farm backfat scanning?
Buyers - if you haven’t been that involved in selection based on EBVs do...
MV accredited crossbreds - Welsh Mules, Texel x Welsh Mule, Suffolk x Scotch Mule - mixed ages shearling to full mouth.
tupped 30/10 - 4/11 to a Texel.
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50 ewes. Mainly Welsh Mules. About 10 Texel x Welsh Mules. 4 second cross Texel Welsh Mules. Two Suffolk x Scotch Mules. One Lleyn (showing a fair bit of Texel if I’m honest). Ewes range in age from yearlings to brokers but the majority are younger ewes.
Will be implanted with pure...