Everything You Need To Know About Sheep DNA Testing

There is a lot of confusion surrounding sheep DNA testing in the industry, and that is why we have decided to talk about DNA testing in this blog. Below are some tips to make the most of this tech in your flock, and also how to avoid some of the pitfalls and mistakes that many […]

Visual vs Data Based Sheep Classing: How Using Data Produces Better Results

Before EID tags and sheep management technology were developed, farmers depended solely on visual assessments to classify sheep. Even now, many businesses continue to use this method to evaluate their animals. While there’s still a place for visual classing, the practice is highly subjective which leaves plenty of room for error. Ram buyers and commercial […]

EID and Precision Sheep Management In A Wool Flock

EID tags provide a number of benefits to sheep farmers, particularly those with a wool flock. The technology makes everything from fleece weighing to ram allocation more efficient. This not only leads to better results, but it also allows you to save both time and labour. Here are some of the ways EID tags can […]

EID And Precision Sheep Management In A Meat Flock

EID tags provide massive benefits for all sheep farmers, including those with meat flocks. Whether it’s recording weights, tracking pregnancy status, or getting carcass feedback, this technology provides accurate data with a much higher level of efficiency. Here are some of the ways EID tags can be used in a meat flock, combining EID tags […]

Reusable or Single Use: Which Sheep EID Tags Are Right For You?

When it comes to EID tags, all sheep farmers have two choices:  Reusable EID tags: EID tags have the ability to be removed from one sheep and placed in another sheep. Single-use EID tags: EID tags can only be used in one animal for its whole life. The tag is damaged when removed which prevents […]

What Are The Benefits Of Sheep EID Tags?

Many farmers are doing away with manual sheep identification in favour of EID tags. If you’re still on the fence about whether or not you should make the switch you’re probably wondering what the advantages of this new technology are. We’ve put together a list of the top 5 benefits EID tags provide progressive sheep […]

What Are EID Tags And How Do They Work?

Efficient Sheep identification is critical to running a profitable sheep farming business that is implementing Precision Sheep Management. The ability to identify animals individually means you can easily track data about the animal’s pedigree and performance, and use it to make better management and breeding decisions throughout its life. This allows you to see which […]

Craig Bradley And His BreedELITE Story

Meet Craig Bradley from New Armatree situated in the Northern Central West Slopes and Plains of New South Wales, Australia. They operate a mixed farm on 1800 hectares that includes cereal and pulses with commercial merino flock producing first cross ewes and they also have a Border Leicester Stud. According to Craig Bradley: “If we […]

Is Collecting Weights At Marking Worth The Time And Effort?

We are seeing a trend in the industry as well as conversations related to people wanting to start recording marking weights and using them to inform selection decisions. Before you take this on read below. Collecting marking weights and using them as part of a selection criteria is mostly a waste of time and effort, […]

Classings Classic 2020

What a pleasure it was to meet and present The BreedELITE Sheep System to the Stud Merino Breeders at The Classings Classic 2020. Here are some of the highlights of the day at Murray Bridge Racing Club.