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B Walmsley1, L Cafe2, J Wilkins2, M McPhee2 1Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, University of New England; 2New South Wales Department Of Primary Industries Selection using visual muscle score (MSc) at weaning has been proposed to increase meat yield. Data...
  • January 20, 2021
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S Stewart1, G Gardner2, P McGilchrist3, D Pethick4 1Instituto de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Autonoma Del Estado De Hidalgo; 2Facultad de Medicina Vterinaria, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; 3Biosimetrics Ltd. SRUC Building; 4Colegio Superior Agropecuario del Estado de Guerrero The objective...
  • January 20, 2021
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A P Zepeda-Velazquez1, J C Angeles-Hernandez1, A H Ramirez-Perez2, V Ambriz-Vilchis3, C J Alvarez-Alonso4, O Del Razo1, G Plata-Perez1, F R Ortega-Meneses1 1Instituto de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Autonoma Del Estado De Hidalgo; 2Facultad de Medicina Vterinaria, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de...
  • January 20, 2021
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A Colvin1, I Reeve2, S Walkden-Brown1 1Animal Science, School of Environmental and Rural Science, University Of New England; 2School of Rural Futures, University of New England An online national survey of Australian sheep producers to benchmark Australian sheep parasite control...
  • January 20, 2021
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A Jonker1, S Hickey2, S MacLean1, C Woyimo Woju1, M Garcia Rendon Calzada1, W Yu1, J McEwan3, S Rowe3 1Grasslands Research Centre, Agresearch Ltd; 2Ruakura Research Centre, AgResearch Ltd; 3Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd Total ruminal volatile fatty acids (VFA)...
  • January 20, 2021
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W Pitchford1, M Hebart1, S Lee1 1University Of Adelaide Data from 12 different data sets totalling 6997 animals from 433 sires across four breeds (Angus, Charolais, Hereford, and Limousin), and 3 finishing regimes (Pasture, Short Fed and Long Fed) were...
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P Greenwood1, J Finn2, T May3, P Nicholls2 1NSW Department Of Primary Industries, Armidale; 2NSW Department Of Primary Industries, Camden; 3NSW Department Of Primary Industries, Dubbo Prediction of dressing percentage (DP) and retail meat yield (RMY) using live and carcass...
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L Flanagan1, E Winslow2, T Bennett3, M Hebart1, D Rutley4, C Trengove1 1University of Adelaide; 2South Australian Research and Development Institute; 3Primary Industries and Regions South Australia; 4MPSC Australia Pty Ltd Ecchymosis causes an undesirable appearance in meat, with lesions...
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K Bunter1, A Swan1, D Brown1,2 1Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, UNE; 2Meat and Livestock Australia In 2019 Sheep Genetics introduced new breeding values for maternal breeds which separated net reproduction rate into its component traits: conception rate, litter size,...
  • January 20, 2021
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J Newton1, J Pryce1,2 1Agriculture Victoria, AgriBio, Centre for Agricultural Biosciences; 2School of Applied Systems Biology, La Trobe University ImProving Herds, an Australian dairy industry project, was initiated to accelerate genetic gain and increase usage of herd improvement tools through...
  • January 20, 2021
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