Greater accuracy across a greater number of beef breeds are the key features in an important ‘second-generation’ poll gene market test launched recently
The new Australian Poll Gene Marker test will determine with high accuracy if an animal is ‘true polled’ (homozygous) and measures the likelihood that a polled animal carries only the polled gene. Importantly the test is highly accurate across a wide selection of breeds
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Staying Ahead of the Curve
“Perfect Match –
Using MateSel to Identify the Best Sires for Your Cows”
For those that haven’t already registered, time is running out to register for the free webinar “Perfect Match – Using MateSel to Identify the Best Sires for Your Cows”. To register, simply follow the instructions on the webinars page on the SBTS website (click here).
The webinar will be conducted on and will provide an overview of the recently released MateSel mating allocation tool. It will include information on how you can use MateSel to accelerate your herd’s genetic progress, save time doing you mating allocations or scope out your next “super sire”. The webinar will be presented by Christian Duff and Gemma Wilkinson, Southern Beef Technology Services. You will be able to interact with the presenter and ask questions via a question submission field.
This is the first webinar session in a course of four. Details on all sessions are available from the above link or from the webinar course flyer (click here).
The webinar course will enable you to access the latest beef breeding technologies, all from the comfort of your own home.
Southern Beef Technology Services
Agricultural Business Research Institute
University of New England
Armidale NSW 2351
Ph: (02) 6773 3555
Fax: (02) 6772 5376