What's New

Breeding Focus 2016
The second Breeding focus workshop will be held in Armidale on 6 and 7 September. Registrations are now open

October 2015
Assoc. Prof. Susanne Hermesch gave an invited presentation at the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine (ICFES 2015), October 21-22, in Omaha, Nebraska on "Strategies for genetic selection for feed efficiency in pigs".

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 ordered from AGBU. Abstracts of the papers are available as a pdf and individual papers can also be downloaded.


Susanne Hermesch

Susanne Hermesch

Contact details:

phone: +61 (0)2 6773 3787

fax: +61 (0)2 6773 3266



DipAg (Göttingen, Germany), PhD (UNE, Australia)


Member - Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA)

Member - Associsation for the Advancement of Breeding and Genetics (AAABG)

Research Interests