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Breeding Focus 2018 Reducing Heat Stress was held in Armidale on 19 & 20 September.

Topics presented at Breeding Focus 2018 Reducing Heat Stress, Breeding Focus 2016 Improving Welfare and Breeding Focus 2014 Improving Resilience were published into books which are available for purchase from AGBU. Abstracts of the papers for 2014, 2016 and 2018 are available as a pdfs and individual papers can also be downloaded.


Pig Genetics Workshop, October 27-28, 2010

Table of Contents

S. Hermesch and R.M. Jones, Phenotypic trends for traits of the growing pig and the sow, AGBU. (View).

S. Newman 1, V.D. Kremer 2 and B.P. Kinghorn 3, Mate selection in pigs: a porcine, 1 Genus/PIC USA, 2 Genus/PIC, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, 3 UNE. (View)

R.M. Jones and S. Hermesch, First genetic analysis of blood haemoglobin levels and iron content in pork, AGBU. (View)

M.F. Rothschild, Genetic and genomic technologies from A-Z, Iowa State University. (View)

S. Hermesch and R.M. Jones, Strategies to improve market value of pig carcases, AGBU. (View)

O. Vangen, The effects of including CT in pig breeding programs, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. (View)

K.L. Bunter and C.R.G. Lewis, Sow development, reproductive performance and longevity, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch, Consequences of selection for lean growth and prolificacy on piglet survival and sow attribute traits, AGBU. (View)

P. Tabuarici, K.L. Bunter and H.-U. Graser, Improving piglet survival: traits for piglet vitality at birth, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch and K.L. Bunter, Busting myths to broaden our horizons, AGBU. (View)

J.R. Walters, Have we forgotten about inherited diseases?, UPB Genetic World. (View)

C.R.G. Lewis and K.L. Bunter, Heat stress: The effects of temperature on production and reproduction traits, AGBU. (View)

S. Hermesch 1and B.G. Luxford 2, Towards healthy, productive genotypes,1 AGBU, 2 Rivalea (Australia). (View)