B+LNZ Genetics are inviting breeders to nominate bulls for the 2022 mating of their across-breed Beef Progeny Test at Pāmu’s Kepler farm, Te Anau, and a new North Island site – Rimanui Farms’ Lochinver Station, Rangitaiki Plains.
This Progeny Test will be fundamental to a multi-breed evaluation by providing both linkage between breeds and New Zealand collected data to be able to accurately estimate hybrid vigour. With the addition of the North Island site, nominations will be open to Angus, Hereford and Simmental bulls.
Cattle will be Artificially Inseminated in December 2022 (Kepler) and January 2023 (Lochinver). Angus and Hereford bulls will be used across both breeds of cows. Simmental bulls will be used across Angus cows at the Lochinver site.
Nomination - FREE (assistance for semen collection can be requested to NZ Herefords)
Bull Nomination Information click here
Bull Nomination form click here
Nomination deadline: Monday 22nd August, 2022