The DSSA encourages members to become involved with lambplan. The lambplan system involves objective measurements of traits such as growth, muscle depth, fat distribution, worm resistance and fertility, allowing breeders to focus on areas that are important to their flock and identify key animals to fast track genetic progress.

For more information visit MLA’s genetics hub . You can also contact Sheep Genetics at or call 02 8055 1818.


MLA have produced a range of “How To” videos to help get you started with using breeding values. You can view them below.


The DSSA 2019 annual magazine contains some great articles on how ABSVs boost key profit drivers, genomics available for breeders and how data improves productivity. Click here to read.