Dr Laura Vargovic has had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Animal Science, Improving sow welfare and outcomes in the farrowing house by identifying early indicators from pre-farrowing assessment.

WCGALP 2022 was held on 3 – 8th July 2022 and the programme and individual papers can be viewed online.

Karin Meyer has co-authored a recently published article highlighting Bill Hill’s career and impact on the field of genetics including animal and plant breeding.

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AGBU is a joint venture between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and University of New England (UNE). For over 45 years AGBU has been researching the genetics of livestock and how to breed better animals and plants and we are regarded as one of the world leaders in R&D of genetic evaluation systems for cattle and sheep.

Using massive datasets on animals and plants worldwide and creating highly complicated algorithms, our team delivers knowledge and tools that help breeders identify the best animals and plants. Through our partners, this information is then made available and useful for breeders and producers in all industries.

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