Conditions in organic agriculture demand some alignment concerning cattle breeding.
Ecological total breeding value is a total global value for sires. In conventional breeding systems, the main part of a total breeding value is made up of production traits. The index of ecological total breeding value has different weightings of the performance and functional traits.
Development and alignment of index for an ecological total breeding values for the main breeds in Switzerland.
Developing and implementing of the different weightings by experts from breeding organisations, researchers and peer groups of organic farmers.