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Genetics and Genomics in Dairy Open Meeting – Somerset
27 Aug 2019
Frome Auction Mart

The Programme:  You are invited to a joint meeting hosted by the Garston Veterinary Group, NMR and AHDB Dairy on Genetics & Genomics in Dairy. 

Come and learn how genomic testing can help you make more profit from whole herd genetic improvement and breeding efficiency. We will also cover the benefits of Embryo transfer and highlight the latest technologies.

The speakers, James Ryder from Garston Vets, Fern Pearston from AHDB and Richard Miller from NMR will cover the following topics:

Topics
  • Breeding indexes -£PLI,£SCI and £ACI
  • How the Herd Genetic Report can aid your breeding decisions
  • Genomics, reliability of genomics and ways to accelerate genetic gain
  • Choosing animals for genomic testing, case examples and how to interpret Genetic results
  • Embryo Transfer and Repeater Breeding Treatment for problem cows
  • Advanced Breeding Technologies
Who should attend? Farmers responsible for making sure they are breeding the right cow for your farming system!
Date:      Tuesday 27th August 2019          
Time:     10.45 – 13.30 (Lunch Provided)                             
Venue:    Standerwick Centre at the Frome Auction Mart , Frome, Somerset BA11 2QB
              
The cost of attending this meeting is funded via your levy and the third parties.  Please ensure you register your attendance for catering purposes.
To find out more or book a place, please contact either the KE Events hub on 01904 771216 or email ke.events@ahdb.org.uk or Garston Vets on 01373 451115