A decade of intensive carcase analysis and progeny testing is paying off for the Manawatu-Based Terminal Romney Improved Genetic Gain (TRIGG) Romney Group.
TRIGG bred rams have once again performed with more distinction in the latest nation-wide who's who of sheppe genetics, the Meat and Wool New Zealand's Central Progeny Test.
Central Progeny Test Results:
Romney Dual Purpose based on weaning carcase wieght breeding values
Growth Rate Index TRIGG 1st ranking
Meat Value TRIGG 1st ranking
Weaning Weight TRIGG 1st ranking
Dual Purpose Meat & Growth TRIGG Top 3
EMA TRIGG 2nd
Facial Eczema TRIGG 3rd
Worm FEC TRIGG 2 in top 10
NLB TRIGG 5th Romney
(Extract from Straight Furrow – 28/7/09)