Angus must change its 'terminal' breed direction, says leading geneticist

Vernon Graham
By Vernon Graham
Updated May 30 2019 - 7:24am, first published May 26 2019 - 10:00pm
WIDER FOCUS: Leading New Zealand geneticist, Professor Dorian Garrick, says Angus breeders need to focus more heavily on measuring and improving maternal traits.

Angus breeders need to broaden their selection beyond the current heavy focus on increasing animal size and carcase weight, according to one of the world's leading animal geneticists.

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Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor