IGS (International Genetic Solutions) is the world’s largest beef genetic evaluation system. A collaboration of progressive cattle breed associations, with over 21,000,000 animal records, 500,000 Genotypes and more than 340,000 annual registrations, IGS provides beef producers with some of the most powerful and user-friendly selection tools available, including a full suite of EPD’s*.
*reported as EBV’s via Helical for Simmental NZ.

What is Helical?

Helical is an innovative system designed by Daniel Garrick and his team to aid in the storage and use of performance and genomic data. PBB have partnered with Helical for several years, using the system to run parentage reports through. Daniel has worked with the PBB team to develop the system into an interface for IGS.