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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, November 3-5, 1998

Table of Contents

R. Crump & T. Henzell, PIGBLUP - Version 4.00, AGBU. (View)

T. Henzell, PIGBLUP and the Year 2000, AGBU. (View)

R. Crump, PIGBLUP reproduction mode, AGBU. (View)

B.G. Luxford 1, K.L. Bunter 2, P.C. Owens 3 & R.G. Campbell 1, Use of IGF-1 as a selection criteria in pig breeding, 1 Bunge Meat Industries, 2 University of New England, 3 University of Adelaide. (View)

H. Brandt, Boar fertility, Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Gottingen, Germany. (View)

J. Mercer, Use of electronic recording systems in pig breeding, Independant Breeding Consultants, Lauder, Scotland. (View)

H. Brandt, Individual piglet birth weight, Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Gottingen, Germany. (View)

C. Moran, Practical applications of molecular research on pigs, Department of Animal Science, University of Sydney, Australia. (View)

R. Kerr, QTL discovery and applying results to industry, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch 1, K. Egbert 2 & J. Eissen 2, Description of a growth model: The linear-plateau model, 1 AGBU, 2 Wageningen Agricultural University, Animal Breeding and Genetics Group, Wageningen, The Netherlands. (View)

M. Macbeth, Breaking into the AI cycle, Animal Research Institute, Queensland Department of Primary Industry. (View)

C. McPhee, Pig Selection Experiments, Animal Research Institute, Queensland Department of Primary Industry. (View)

S. Hermesch, Genetics of efficient lean meat growth under ad libitum and restricted feeding, AGBU. (View)

J. Mercer, Improving the efficiency of testing, Independent Breeding Consultants, Harryburn Stables, Lauder, Scotland. (View)