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This is part two of my podcast interview with Dr Donagh Berry, at the InCalf Reproduction Symposium earlier last month. Although Irish and Australian farming systems have many differences, the way they’ve improved fertility through genetic selection shows that it is possible to make progress through national breeding objectives and indices.
Part one of the interview can be heard here.
This second part of the interview covers:
- Industry reactions to the EBI introduction
- Myths and misconceptions about genetics
- What the future might look like for the dairy industry and genetic selection.
To hear Donagh’s take on these topics, click on the image below.
Or if you’d prefer to read it, you can also find the transcript here.
Donagh mentions ImProving Herds in the interview, which is a project being run by DEDJTR (Dairy Futures CRC) with the help of partner organisations, including ADHIS. To find out more about this initiative, click here.
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