Angus Regional Forum videos now available

December 10, 2015 2:45 pm

Weren’t able to attend one of the Angus Regional Forums in July? Videos of the presentations that were delivered are now available for viewing from the Angus Australia YouTube site

Overview of Angus Sire Benchmarking Program

Andrew Byrne, Education, Extension & Youth Manager, Angus Australia, delivers an overview of Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP), including an update on the current activities within each cohort, an outline of the information being collected, including some new research traits, and a discussion of the role the ASBP is playing in the development of genomic technologies for Angus cattle

 

Latest Sire Results – Angus Sire Benchmarking Program

Christian Duff, Strategic Projectd Manager, Angus Australia discusses how the progeny for each sire is performing within the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program, with a focus on the recent abattoir carcase results from Cohort 2, including a presentation of the recently developed “Sire Progeny Performance” reports.

 

Are EBVs Predicting Progeny Performance

Andrew Byrne, Education, Extension & Youth Manager, Angus Australia, reviews whether the EBVs of bulls when they enter the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program are reflecting how their progeny are performing.

 

Outcomes from the “Setting the Breeding Direction” Workshops

Andrew Byrne, Education, Extension & Youth Manager, Angus Australia, delivers a brief outline of the main outcomes from the “Setting the Breeding Direction” workshops in 2014.

 

Feedback on Strategic Priorities for Angus Australia

Peter Parnell, Chief Exective Officer, Angus Australia, introduces a faciiliated discussion on the major opportunities and threats to the Angus breed over the next five years, and what the strategic priorities should be for the Angus Australia organisation during this period. The presentation was delivered at the 2015 Angus Regional Forums.

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