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Women in Dairy Discussion group Online – Understanding ABV’s

October 13, 2020@10:00 am - 11:00 am


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Join Michelle Axford as she takes us through what the ABV’s mean for your business.

Michelle Axford is undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in quantitative genetics at La Trobe University. She works part-time for DataGene as its Project Lead on the new Genomic Acceleration Project after recently stepping down from the role of Group Leader: Genetics and Delivery. Lately, she has returned to the role of chief calf rearer at the dairy farm operated in partnership with her husband, Michael.

Australian Breeding Values(ABV’s) are an estimate of the genetic merit of dairy cows and bulls. ABVs measure the traits or characteristics she is likely to pass on to her offspring and allow farmers to compare the genetic merit of cows betweenAustralianherds.

This virtual meeting will cover:

ABVs what are they and how they can help me make decisions that suit my business.

DataVat what is it and how is it useful to my business


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October 13, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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