ICFES 2015

AGBU researcher Susanne Hermesch will give an invited presentation at the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine (ICFES 2015), October 21-22, in Omaha, Nebraska.

Susanne will present "Strategies for genetic selection for feed efficiency in pigs".

AAABG Conference Success

This year's AAABG conference saw a number of achievements for AGBU staff:

Researcher Vincent Boerner was awarded best conference poster.

Senior scientist Kim Bunter has been elected president of AAABG Committee 2018-2019.

Principal scientists Karin Meyer and Bruce Tier were appointed as AAABG Fellows, having rendered eminent service to animal breeding.

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AGBU is a joint venture between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and University of New England (UNE). We are regarded as one of the world leaders in R&D of genetic evaluation systems for cattle and sheep.


Our research areas

  • cattle
  • sheep
  • pigs
  • QTL


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