Subtropical Dairy in collaboration with DataGene will host a Contemporary Breeding Technologies Information Session and Dinner in Kenilworth on 18th May.
DataGene is an independent and industry-owned organisation that is responsible for driving genetic gain and herd improvement in the Australian dairy industry through research, development and extension activities. For an overview of DataGene, please click here.
Peter Williams, Extension Officer for DataGene will present at the Kenilworth dinner.In his current role at DataGene, Peter offers practical advice and simple solutions for farmers to help meet their individual breeding goals.Peter has years of experience in the Artificial Breeding industry where he was responsible for selecting and proving some ofAustralia's most popular and influential dairy sires.
Topics discussed at this event will include:
Contemporary breeding technologies
Genomics and heifer testing
Sexed semen and how best to use it
Heat tolerance ABV
There is no cost for farmers to attend this event.Meals will be provided with drinks available to purchase at the venue. Please advise if there are any special dietary requirements.
To help us comply with COVID-19 guidelines, we ask that anyone who is sick or is feeling unwell prior to, or on the day, or has reason to believe they may have been in contact with someone who is at risk of having COVID-19, please not attend. We will gladly provide you with information after the event.
This event is supported by Subtropical Dairy, Dairy Australia and DataGene.