Genetics Australia has announced the Cooperative is strengthening its position in the herd improvement industry with the acquisition of Total Livestock Genetics (TLG).
Genetics Australia will take over the TLG trading name from January 4, 2021 and GA’s bull management, semen management and semen collection and production services will be transferred to the TLG site in Camperdown, Victoria.
Genetics Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of HRM Dairies as a distributor of our product in Pakistan.
Pakistan has one of the fastest growing dairy industries in the world and it is great to partner with the team from HRM to bring our world class genetics to Pakistan”, states Export Manager Rob Derksen.
“The community will grant us a social licence with a particular focus on animal welfare and we will need to demonstrate our commitment to these issues,” Mr Shelly told the 2020 Genetics Australia Online Conference. Dairy farmers and industry personnel are encouraged to visit the Genetics Australia YouTube channel to watch the series.
Health and animal welfare traits will underpin the “2030” green cow, according to the Genetics Australia chief executive Anthony Shelly.
With a focus on breeding for these traits, as well as decreasing a cow’s environmental “foot-print” providing the key the livestock industry’s future.
“The community will grant us a social licence with a particular focus on animal welfare and we will need to demonstrate our commitment to these issues,” Mr Shelly told the 2020 Genetics Australia Online Conference.
Up to 4 million less dairy semen straws were sold into the US market last year as producers embrace “beef-on-dairy”, according to a leading technology manufacturer.
This comes as new research showing “basically identical” conception rates between the new sexed semen product and conventional semen was unveiled to the 2020 Genetics Australian online conference audience last night.