AWI grower networks
AWI's grower networks are fundamental to the spread of new ideas, continuing education and the adoption of best practice.
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MLP Reports including raw data, adjusted sire means, breeding values and indexes are produced annually for each site. They can be downloaded from the Merino Superior Sires website.
Macquarie MLP Field Day (2018 Progeny on Display), Trangie, NSW
Date: Wednesday 10 July, 2019
Contact: Kathryn Egerton Warburton 0429 943 708
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Pingelly MLP Field Day (2016 and 2017 Drop Progeny on Display), UWA “Ridgefield”, Pingelly, WA.
Date: Friday 25 October, 2019
Contact: Bronwyn Clarke, 0418 957 293
AWI and the Australian Merino Sire Evaluation Association (AMSEA) have teamed up with five sire evaluation sites, site hosts and nominating stud breeders to deliver the Merino Lifetime Productivity Project (MLP). The project will receive $7 million dollars in funding from AWI over ten years from 2015, along with $5 million in support from project partners.
The 10-year project is designed to capture lifetime data across diverse environments and Merino types to help better understand and deliver Merino ewe lifetime performance outcomes for the Australian Merino industry.
The project is an opportunity to answer many of the industry’s questions in relation to selection and ewe lifetime performance, such as:
Read more about the Merino Lifetime Productivity Project in the MLP brochure (PDF 696 KB)
Download the Merino Lifetime Productivity Newsletter:
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Visit the Merino Lifetime Productivity Project page on the Merino Superior Sires website to find out more about the project’s aims, evaluation sites, the sires and ewes involved and to access project reports.
Read more on the list of MLP Add-On Projects