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New breeding tools to drive beef efficiency – Angus
July 5 @ 10:45 am - 3:00 pm
Join SRUC, ABP, AHDB Beef & Lamb, and Scottish Government for this event showcasing the potential for breeding advances to improve the efficiency of the beef industry. Speakers will explain how using breeding tools to inform purchase and selection decisions can help maximise returns in your herd. They will also discuss the latest breeding developments and provide an opportunity to visit the new beef feed efficiency unit at Ingliston Farm.
10:45am Registration and refreshments
11:00am Welcome, SRUC & ABP
11:10am Overview of Beef Feed Efficiency Programme -Prof Mike Coffey, SRUC
11:20am Beef Feed Efficiency Programme – project update- Natalie Cormack, AHDB
11:35am Improving the genetic merit of your herd -Prof Eileen Wall, SRUC
11:50am New developments in beef genetics -Alex Brown, AHDB
12:45pm Beef Efficiency Scheme Scotland – Prof Eileen Wall
14:30pm – Farm/Facility Walk -Alec Mitchell, Ingliston Farm
To book your place ring the Sheila Brown at ABP on 01738 627315 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org 1532056127
*Booking is essential for catering purposes.