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Dairy's ‘green cow’ and the licence to operate

“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.

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Breeding ‘Green’ Cows for the Future

Australian farmers are being advised to breed healthy “green” cows to meet community expectations and take a long-term outlook in their breeding program.

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Australian Holstein Sires Shine in the August ABVs

“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”.

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International Sires August 2020 Sire Summary

Genetics Australia continues to offer Australian dairy farmers superior genetics from around the globe through their strong and enduring partnerships the world’s best semen suppliers. 

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Dairy’s “green cow” and the licence to operate

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.

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Gains for humans, cows, and the environment: breeding the socially acceptable cow

Dairy cows could be genetically selected to produce “niche” milk to improve human health, including a component that provides some benefits of human breast milk.

Agriculture Victoria principal research scientist Professor Jennie Pryce said there was “great science” behind the opportunity to breed cows to produce human milk oligosaccharides.

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Beef on dairy rise

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.

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Breeding for adaption – the best way to future-proof dairy

“Genomics is the biggest change that can keep our industry relevant,” he said. “It opened the book for us to be able to see inside (an) animal and change that population in a very short time.”

Gene editing and genomics are breeding tools that will help the dairy industry adapt and thrive.

That’s according to World Wide Sires and Select Sires director of global training Joel Mergler.

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Consumer trends and industry threats: Australian dairy in 2030

Mail-order ice cream and dairy protein made in a science laboratory are threats facing the future of the Australian dairy industry.

And this lab-produced dairy could compete with bovine milk products on cost- with production of dairy proteins in a petri dish estimated to cost just 3c/litre.

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Joining Forces to Boost Reproduction

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.

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