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Let's Talk Equine Webinar - How does DNA testing support Equine Breeders?

Event Time 8:30pm
Venue Online
A series of webinars, offering an opportunity to hear from industry professionals discussing topics of relevance to horse breeders.

‘Let’s Talk Equine’ returns after a short break. Equine breeders can learn more about how DNA testing can support them by joining the Teagasc ‘Let’s Talk Equine’ webinar at 8.30pm on Tuesday October 5th.

Romy Morrin-O’Donnell of Weatherbys Scientific will join Wendy Conlon, Teagasc equine specialist to discuss the topic of DNA testing as relevant to parentage testing; risk for hereditary diseases; coat colour genetics and more. Questions can be submitted live using the zoom ‘Q and A’ facility or in advance to wendy.conlon@teagasc.ie

Romy works as International Sales Director for Weatherbys Scientific laboratory. She brings over thirty years’ experience in laboratory applications of genotyping to the bovine, equine, ovine and canine industries with major emphasis on parentage verification and animal identity. She has a strong interest in the scientific areas of Agri-Genomics, traceability, food security, animal identification, animal welfare and the environment.

It is necessary to register in advance at www.teagasc.ie/letstalkequine or by clicking the register online button above. 

Find out more about the series or register for future webinars here