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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, April 11-12, 2000

Table of Contents

R. Crump & T. Henzell, Introducing PIGBLUP version 4.20, AGBU. (View)

R. Crump & T. Henzell, Problems Encountered by PIGBLUP users, AGBU. (View)

T. Henzell, The Migrate Program, AGBU. (View)

T. Mote 1, S. Hermesch 1 & J. van der Werf 2, Genotype by environment interactions between pig populations in Australia and Indonesia, 1 AGBU, 2 Department of Animal Science, University of New England, Australia. (View)

J.R. Walters, UK observations on lost genetic potential and future possibilities for improved sow performance, UPB Europe. (View)

R. Crump, S. Hermesch, H-U Graser, Addressing topics raised by workshop participants, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch, A first analysis of piglet mortality identifying important factors, AGBU. (View)

J.L. Black, Addressing the Growth Gap, John L. Black Consulting, Warrimoo, NSW, Australia. (View)

R.J. Kerr 1, Y. Chen 2, J.M. Henshall 1, B.G. Luxford 3 & C. Moran 2, "We are searching! What are we finding?", 1 AGBU, 2 Department of Animal Science, University of Sydney, Australia, 3 Bunge Meat Industries Ltd, NSW, Australia. (View)

S. Hermesch, Towards a better understanding of the genetics of lean meat growth - from UNE20P to UNE23P, AGBU. (View)

T.E. Long, Recent developments in the US Swine Industry, NPD (USA). (View)

J. McSweeney, PIGBLUP Online -The Present and Future, AGBU. (View)