“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.
“Farmers will notice the outstanding performance of Australian bred sires in the recent August ABV release”, stated Genetics Australia’s CEO, Anthony Shelly. “We are really pleased with the way our Australian bred young sires and emerging proven sires are complimenting our strong daughter proven sires, to give us a complete offering that is hard to match”.
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.
Genetics Australia and Vetoquinol Australia have formed a partnership aimed to deliver Australian Cattle breeders World Class products and solutions to maximise results from their artificial insemination programs.