Signet will be in attendance at all three major sheep events this summer, come and find us for a chat. Whether you are looking to record your flock or want to find out about the latest findings from the RamCompare project.
RamCompare Results Webinar 11th May 2023
Join Signet Breeding Services for the annual results update from the RamCompare project’s UK progeny test, with updated results from the year seven data collection.
For the first time results will be released online as 38,500 abattoir records from 400 RamCompare sires are incorporated into the National Terminal Sire Evaluation. SRUC’s new breeding index will be launched as the project steps up a gear and makes abattoir derived breeding values more widely available.
Reducing carbon emissions through breeding and genetics
This webinar series, in partnership with the British Society Animal Science (BSAS) and Teagasc (Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) aims to share the most recent research findings investigating methods to reduce emissions from livestock agriculture and how we can apply this directly to farm.
Dorset Centurion Sale at Exeter Livestock Centre
Friday 8th April saw the first ram sale of 2022 at Exeter Livestock Centre on behalf of the Centurion Group of Dorset Breeders. An entry of 61 Signet recorded sheep, which sold to buyers from across the UK.
Sheep Breeders Round Table - Listen Again
Listen again to the best bits of the Sheep Breeders Roundtable 2021, with contributions from AHDB/Signet, HCC, QMS, Agrisearch and NSA
Hampshire Premier Sale
Performance recorded ram lambs lead the top prices at the Hampshire premier sale. The demand for performance recorded sheep wasn’t just seen in their prices, but was also reflected in the clearance rates. Performance recorded rams had a higher clearance rate nearly double that of their non- recorded counterparts.
Genetics of lamb survival - Webinar 27th March 2020
Dr Forbes Brien is an Associate Professor with the University of Adelaide and an expert on the genetic influences on lamb survival, as well as research for the Australian wool industry on breech strike. He has also spent several years studying the impact of selection for growth and carcase traits upon the fatness of ewes and the resulting impact on their reproductive performance.
A Webinar will take place at 10am on Friday, 27th March to cover these topics.
Click here to book onto the Webinar
Sheep Breeder's Roundtable - 2019
Sheep Breeder's Roundtable a Huge Success In November, Nottingham played host to the Sheep Breeder's Roundtable; a three day sheep genetics conferenc ...