It’s that time of year! The Performance Advocate breeder scores will be pulled August 1, 2018 for 2016 Fall and 2017 Spring.
Is Data Needed Anymore?
Many wonder, with BOLT in place that calculates EPDs more accurately and DNA testing that can blend into EPDs to make them more accurate, is phenotypic data needed anymore? Yes! Animals cannot achieve high accuracy with genomic data alone.
The fuel that makes all of this work is DATA. Is all of your calving data in?
Check – by logging into your account -
Select Data Entry / Online
Select Season and Year – below the graph is your score
How do you find what data is reported or missing? There are two ways to look this up:
Select Herd Mgmt / Reports
Select Your Group on the left (either 2016 Born Calves or 2017 Born calves) and on the right Select Performance Advocate Report
Sort Options – Sort by Birth Date
Select Generate Report - focus on 2016 Fall born or 2017 Spring born animals only
Data Search / Special Reports / Animals / Performance Advocate / Animal Data Submitted
Enter Enrollment Year / Season / Member Number
Select Get Results