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Ag Force SIQ: Herd Improvement: It’s in your genes!- St George

8-May from 13:30 to 16:00


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Date: Monday 8 May 2023
Cost: Free
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Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/agforce-siq-herd-improvement-its-in-your-genes-st-george-tickets-615353106707?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Venue St George Cultural Centre
112 Victoria Street
St George, Qld 4487 Australia
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Join AgForce and our guest speakers to gain an understanding of how genomic technologies can improve your herd and business.

Topics include:

Creating a Breeding Plan: How does Genomics fit in

Harrison Stewart, Neogen

  • Importance of having a breeding plan/goals
  • How genomics is being used in commercial breeding herds
  • Using genomics to open market opportunities

Implementing genomic selection: What are my options?

Megan Brown, Minitube

  • How to get the best bang for your buck?
  • Breeding methods
  • What options are best suited to your business goals
  • Animal health

Tropical Beef Genomic Breeding Values

Elsie Dodd, UQ, QAAFI

  • A new tool to help with breeder decisions, bull choice and benchmarking heifers to improve herd fertility, growth and adaption


Monday 8 May 2023

RSVP: Register at Eventbrite by Thursday 4 May 2023

Enquiries: SIQ Regional Manager Ann-Maree Johnson M: 0407 101 773 E: JohnsonA@agforceqld.org.au