Breeding+ worksheet 3 - visual herd assessments

Published 23 December 13

In the absence of type records visual assessment of the functional type traits for cows in the herd can be undertaken to aid with improvement priority setting.

This worksheet allows you to record animals within a group and markt heir functional traits as either good, fair or poor thus giving an impression of the strengths and weaknesses of groups.

Section 3 of Breeding+ covers the different assessment routes while factsheet 3 covers the points assessed within a linear assessment.