Improver Rams

 

Improver Rams' Lists


The Improver Rams lists allow you to find evaluated animals on GenOvis genetic evaluation program and which are improvers in their breed. An improver animal is an animal that performs better than its breed's average. Thus by buying improver animals, you will increase your flock performances.

For paternal breed, improver animals must have a Gain Index (GAIN) or a Carcass Index (CARC) higher than the breed average (percentile 50% or more)Maternal rams must have a Maternal Index (MAT), Maternal Ultrasounds Index (MAT-U), Maternal Higher Prolificacy Index (MAT-HP) or Maternal Ultrasounds Higher Prolificacy (MAT-UHP) higher than 75% to appear on this list. A more severe selection on maternal rams is done for two reasons. First, maternal rams demand is lower than paternal rams. Second, growth traits are more transmissible than reproduction traits.

You will find well evaluated rams to increase your flock performances in these lists.

To get the owner’s name of animals present on these lists, look at the Participants List located on the home page. You will find there the name and the coordinates of the owners.

IMPORTANT: To publish breeds' improver rams' lists, there must be a minimum of 3 producers who have evaluated a total of 100 ewes in the genetic program durring the year.

 

For information, contact Ms Amelie St-Pierre by phone at 1-418-856-1200 extension 221 or by e-mail at genovis@cepoq.com.

 

Last update: June 27, 2019

Paternal Breeds

       Gain Index     (GAIN)

Carcass Index     (CARC)         

Canadian Arcott

June 2019

June 2019

Charollais

June 2019

June 2019

Dorper

June 2019

June 2019

Hampshire

June 2019

June 2019

Île de France

June 2019

June 2019

Suffolk

June 2019

June 2019

Texel

June 2019

June 2019




Maternal Breeds

Improve maternal qualities (heavier lambs at weaning)   

 

Maternal Index (MAT)

 Maternal Ultrasounds Index (MAT-U)

Dorset

June 2019

June 2019

North Country Cheviot

June 2019

    June 2019

Polypay

June 2019

June 2019

Rideau Arcott 

June 2019

    June 2019

Romanov

June 2019

June 2019




Maternal Breeds

 Improve number of lambs born per lambing    

 

 Maternal Higher Prolificacy Index (MAT-HP)

Maternal Ultrasounds Higher Prolificacy Index (MAT-UHP)

Dorset

June 2019

June 2019

North Country Cheviot

June 2019

June 2019

Polypay

June 2019

June 2019

Rideau Arcott

June 2019

June 2019

Romanov

June 2019

June 2019