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USA Range

USA Range

USA Range reports are a listing of the elite animals for varied economically important traits and indexes based on recently collected data. The data will be processed for Targhee, Rambouillet, and Columbia multiple times a year.  For a more detailed description of the various traits and indexes go to “descriptions of all EBVs”.

Note: To be eligible for the reports flocks/animals must be genetically linked to other flocks. These links are required to tie these flocks together so that cross-flock evaluations and thus cross-flock comparisons can be made. In their absence genetic estimates (EBV’s) are only comparable within flock. The genetically linked animals must also meet minimum accuracy levels in the traits. As flocks become more genetically linked additional animals will be included.

New Release of NSIP Elites and Trait Leaders

Here are the new Targhee, Columbia and Rambouillet leaders as of August 2016.

Range Percentile Reports

Columbia Percentile Report August 2016
Rambouillet Percentile Report March 2017
Targhee Percentile Report March 2017
Finewool Percentile Report March 2017

Columbia

Columbia Elite Proven Sires August 2016
Columbia Elite Proven Dams August 2016
Columbia Elite Young Sires August 2016
Columbia Elite Young Ewes August 2016
Columbia Proven Sire Trait Leaders- US Range August 2016
Columbia Proven Sire Trait Leaders- PWWT August 2016
Columbia Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YWT August 2016

Rambouillet

Rambouillet Elite Proven Sires Report March 2017
Rambouillet Elite Proven Dams Report March 2017
Rambouillet Elite Young Sires Report March 2017
Rambouillet Elite Young Ewes Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-WWT Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-MWWT Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-PWWT Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-YWT Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-YSL Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-YGFW Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-YFD Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-YEMD Report March 2017
Rambouillet Proven Sire Trait Leaders-US Range Report March 2017

Targhee

Targhee Elite Proven Sires Report March 2017
Targhee Elite Proven Dams Report March 2017
Targhee Elite Young Rams Report March 2017
Targhee Elite Young Ewes Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- WWT Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- PWWT Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- NLB Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- MWWT Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YWT Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YSL Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YGFW Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YFD Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YEMD Report March 2017
Targhee Proven Sire Trait Leaders- US Range Report March 2017

Finewool-Commercial

Finewool Elite Proven Sires Report March 2017
Finewool Elite Proven Dams Report March 2017
Finewool Elite Young Sires Report March 2017
Finewool Elite Young Ewes Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- WWT Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- MWWT Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- PWWT Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YWT Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YSL Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YGFW Report March 2017
Finewool  Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YFD Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- YEMD Report March 2017
Finewool Proven Sire Trait Leaders- US Range Report March 2017

Associate Members

Association Memberships are available for supporters of NSIP that do not submit data (i.e. breed associations, meat companies, industry affiliates, individuals, and flocks generating EBVs and EPDs via other programs). Associate Members do not have voting privileges, but will be included on our website and in correspondence sent to all NSIP members. To become an… Continue Reading

NSIP Hires Program Director

NSIP Hires Program Director

Contact: Rusty Burgett, National Sheep Improvement Program info@nsip.org; 515-708-8850 NSIP Hires Program Director Harlan, Iowa [April 3, 2015] – The National Sheep Improvement Program will enter a new era when Rusty Burgett takes on the position of Program Director in mid-April. Burgett will be the first paid program director for the organization in many years.… Continue Reading

USA Terminal

USA Terminal

New Release of NSIP Elites, Young Ram Trait Leaders & Percentile Reports Terminal sire reports are published for Dorsets, Hampshires, Shropshires, and Suffolks. The terminal sire reports are a listing of the elite animals for varied economical important traits and indexes based on recently collected data. To be eligible for the reports all animals must… Continue Reading

USA Maternal Wool

USA Maternal Wool

New Release of NSIP Elites, Young Ram Trait Leaders & Percentile Reports The National Sheep Improvement Program released a new set of Elites and Young Ram Trait Leaders for 62 Maternal Wool (Polypay).  NSIP utilizes a macro Excel driven program to separate the different categories of sheep and rank them based on economically important traits. … Continue Reading

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What Are EBVs?

EBVs are science-based, industry-tested measurements of heritable traits that can be tracked and measured. For those familiar with Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) used in cattle, EBVs are very similar. EPDs denotes the breeding value of an individual animal’s progeny whereas EBVs denote the value of the individual animal. More simply, EBVs equal EPDs times two.