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• Buck stations are essential to our breeding programme, because they are a very
• They are where record-
• Buck stations are the contact point between farmers and the programme.
• Bucks are rotated according to a long-
are central to the success of the programme.
• Breeders’ groups nominate the person who will run the .
• They nominate who will keep the .
• They oversee the process of .
• They will be in charge of overseeing , once support from the main programme is phased out.
So fostering group formation and development is central to our work.
• Output depends on input, so training on feeding is essential to maximise the benefit from the improved breed.
• The high-
• Breeding plan.
• Record keeping.
Most of the breeders’ groups that we establish are geared towards breeding and applying to them. But for this to happen, there has to be a supply of higher grade males. So we have also established some .