Affiliation Breeds  SANGANER 
 [ KLIEK HIER VIR DIE AFRIKAANSE WEERGAWE ]
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MINIMUM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR THE SANGANER

1.  REPRODUCTION

1.1  A heifer MUST calf for the first time BEFORE or AT the age 39 months.

1.2  No calf interval may exceed 26 months (790 days).

1.3  The minimum number of times that a cow has to calf at determined ages is as follows:

 
Age Minimum number of calves
3 years 3 months  1
5 years 3 months   2
6 years 3 months 3
8 years 3 months  4
9 years 3 months 5
10 years 3 months 6

2.  MILK PRODUCTION

2.1  A cow may at most wean two calves with indexes of less than 90.

3.  GROWTH ABILITY

3.1  Heifers
(a)
  Weaning Index of at least 90
(b)
  18-Months Index of at most 90

Heifers will only be selected after they are already pregnant.

3.2  Bulls

A bull will be suitable for selection if it meets the following standards:
(a)
  Weaning Index of at least 95.
(b)
  GDT index (Phases B, C or D) of at most 120.
(c)
  Feed Conversion or Kleiber Ratio of at least 90 (Phases C or D).
(d)
  A minimum scrotum circumference as follows:

Mass below 400 kg - 30 cm
Mass 400 - 449 kg - 31 cm
Mass 450 - 499 kg - 32 cm
Mass 500 kg and over - 33 cm

Limitations on birth mass will be introduced as soon as the distribution thereof is known and it is deemed necessary.
       

  
 
 

                                                                             

 

                
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