USDA Evaluation Changes for August 2000
USDA has made several enhancements to the August 2000 genetic evaluations. Learn about the changes.
Understanding 2005 Genetic Base Updates (English)
A look at genetic bases around the world.
Dairy Genetics in Black and White Bull Market May 2000
NAAB works to improve international genetic evaluations.
What NOT to look for in advertisements for
genetics (English) June 2001
Clever advertising attracts our attention, but be careful to identify the content
so that irrelevant numbers and misleading statements do not influence your breeding
International Genetic Evaluations: don't let
the numbers confuse you! (English) July 2001
Interbull evaluations provide useful information to compare AI sires from different
countries. When using international evaluations make sure the date of evaluation, source
of evaluation and genetic merit units are available.
Looking for the right way to convert to U.S. PTA?
Interbull evaluations provide the most accurate comparisons between bulls from
different countries. However Interbull evaluations aren't available for all bulls.
This article provides some approximate methods for comparing bulls without Interbull