What's New

An article by AGBU PhD student, Sarita Guy, on Breeding Focus 2016 and the Pig Genetics Workshop has been published in the Australian Pork Newspaper.

AGBU has just hosted Breeding Focus 2016 Improving Welfare. Discussions covered cattle, sheep, pigs, ethics and crocodiles. Have a look at photos and comments on our facebook and twitter links.

Breeding Focus 2014: Improving Resilience
This industry workshop was held at the end of October 2014 and provided a discussion forum for over 40 scientists, breeders and representatives from the livestock and aquaculture industries.

The topics presented at the workshop have been published as a book “Breeding Focus 2014 – Improving resilience” which can be purchased from AGBU. Abstracts of the papers are available as a pdf and individual papers can also be downloaded.


Pig Genetics Workshop, March 4-6, 1997

Table of Contents

H. Brandt, Selection Indices Used in Germany, Institute of Animal Science, University of Gottingen, Germany. (View)

T.S. Stewart, Selection in the US Pork Industry, Purdue University, USA. (View)

H-U. Graser & T. Henzell, Implementation of Buyers Own Index in PIGBLUP, AGBU. (View)

T.S. Stewart, User Indexes vs $ Index, Purdue University, USA. (View)

S. Hermesch, Performance of Gilts and Boars with High and Low EBV's for Litter Size, Average Daily Gain and Backfat, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch, Comparison of Genetic Parameters in PIGBLUP with UNE17P parameters, AGBU. (View)

K. Bunter, B. Tier & D. Johnston, Accuracy of EBV's, AGBU. (View)

T.S. Stewart, Mate Selection, Purdue University, USA. (View)

K. Bunter 1 & T.S. Stewart 2, Surfing the Net, 1 AGBU, 2 Purdue University, USA. (View)