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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 7-8, 2001

Table of Contents

A.L. Henzell, PIGBLUP Version 5.00, AGBU. (View)

R. Crump, The National Pig Improvement Program, AGBU. (View)

J.R. Walters, Commercial needs and the delivery of genetic improvement - success or failure?, UPB Europe Ltd. (View)

R. Crump & B. Tier, Mate Selection, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch, Genetic analysis of individual piglet traits together with juvenile IGF-1 and performance traits, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch, Avenues for genetic improvement of litter size and litter mortality, AGBU. (View)

J. McSweeny, Evaluation of an electronic feeder system used in group-housed pigs, AGBU. (View)

A. Huisman, Random regression models, a novel approach to growth curves, Animal Breeding and Genetics Group, Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University. (View)

K. Bunter, Use of Juvenile IGF-1 in Breeding Programs, AGBU. (View)

R.J. Kerr 1, Y. Chen & C. Moran 2, A review of Quantitative trait loci in pigs, 1 AGBU, 2 Reprogen, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, NSW. (View)

C. Moran, Mapping and exploiting economically important genes in Australian pigs, Centre for Advanced Technologies in Animal Genetics and Reproduction (REPOGEN) University of Sydney. (View)