Lead the Way with Sheep 50K
The world's first genomic tool for sheep now enters its third generation. Zoetis Genetics, in collaboration with Ovita, is proud to commercially offer an expanded panel for Sheep50K. This DNA panel consists of nearly 50,000 markers and provides genomic predictions which are expressed as Molecular Breeding Values (MBVs). Sheep50K helps New Zealand Romney, Coopworth, Perendale and Composite breeders make significant improvments in their breeding selection programs for 22 economically important traits include Adult Ewe Live Weight, Facial Eczema, Number of Lambs Born, Dag Score and more. Sheep50K reports include Percentage Ranks and a Sheep50K Index to aid the ranking of animals for selection purposes.