Management of the Animal National Recording and Improvement System as a National Service that includes:
National Recording and Improvement Schemes for beef cattle, dairy animals, small stock, pigs, poultry and game.
Recording validation and data editing.
Development and implementation of novel and innovative recording and improvement methods.
Genetic- and management information obtained from recording to advice
breeders, farmers, producers and any other role players in the National
Livestock Industries to be more efficient and to ensure sustainability.
of the National Database for Animal Recording called the INTERGIS
(Integrated Registration and Genetic Information System).
of the derived technologies such as BLUP (Best Linear Unbiased
Prediction) breeding values and indexes for economic production traits
result in the genetic improvement of breeding animals as well as
improvement of our national livestock herds, not only for South Africa
but also in the global arena.
Electronic data handling pdf