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2019 LEADING BREEDER CONFERENCE

Dubbo Regional Theatre & Convention Centre

20-21 March 2019, 2pm

"Breeding Sheep for a Future Environment" 

 

AGENDA

  SESSION 1 - What does the future hold for the sheep industry and breeding programs?
   1. The genetics landscape
   2. The challenges and opportunities with sheep breeding in the future
   3. The genetics scene and future outcomes from current R&D
 
  SESSION 2 - Breeding for an integrated supply chain
   1. Connecting the customer to the farmer
   2. Data capture and feedback - The ALMtech Project
   3. Breeding for consumer outcomes - An on-farm experience
 

  DINNERBirthday celebrations: 30 years Genetic Evaluation

 
  SESSION 3 - Breeding for welfare and reproduction
   1. Reproduction and welfare in the industry -  where are we now?
   2. Enabling genetic improvement of reproduction in other species
   3. The new reproduction analysis and analysis updates
   4. Breeding for improved survival - An on-farm experience
 
  SESSION 4 - Creating future opportunities through genetics
   1. Using genetics to adapt to a changing environment and industry
   2. Efficiency of livestock enterprises
   3. Selecting sheep using indexes for the future
   4. A resource flock of the future
   5. Breeders role in the National Genetics Adoption Plan

Finish time: 1pm

Further information

Conference Tickets: $100 (includes Afternoon tea (day 1), Morning tea and Lunch (day 2)  Dinner Tickets: $60  

For more information or issues registering please contact Sheep Genetics on info@sheepgenetics.org.au or 02 8055 1818

 

The Leading Breeder conference will be following on from the Sheep CRC Final Conference, which will be run on the 19th and 20th of March. Further information and registration details can be found on the link.