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Genomics & EBI Webinar - Breeding Week

Event Time 7pm
Venue Online
Teagasc/ICBF Breeding Week 2021

The breeding season on Irish dairy farms has become increasingly concentrated in the late April to June period.  Teagasc together with ICBF are running 'Breeding Week' which will focus on providing timely reminders to farmers on important genetic and technical issues underpinning a successful dairy breeding season.  

Join us on Thursday, 18 March at 7pm for a 'Genomics & EBI Panel Discussion', a live, interactive online webinar facilitated by Jack Kennedy, Irish Farmers Journal with Andrew Cromie, ICBF, Don Crowley, Teagasc, Stephen Butler, Teagasc & guest dairy farmer Mark Cassidy, Co. Meath.

Topics covered will include:

  • Daughter Proven vs Genomic Sires
    with Andrew Cromie, ICBF, Don Crowley, Teagasc & Mark Cassidy, dairy farmer, Co. Meath
  • Sexed Semen
    with Stephen Butler, Teagasc, Don Crowley, Teagasc & guest farmer speaker

On Thursday, 18 March, you can also enjoy video content on the topic of breeding: 

  • Using both dairy and beef AI
    with Siobhan Ring, ICBF and Hugh Egan, Dairy Farmer, Co. Offaly

Find out whats planned for the rest of 'Breeding Week' at: www.teagasc.ie/breedingweek