Presentation to Jersey Cattle Youth Society

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Date

04 Apr 2017

Type(s) Oral presentation

Description

A presentation of genomics technology and its use for carcass verification and genomic selection in both cattle and sheep was given to the Jersey Society Youth team along with a tour of the IBERS Translational Genomics labs and the National Plant Phenomics Centre. Following this, there was a discussion lunch of the potential for genomic improvement in cattle. The Society reported an increased interest in genomics and usage in breeding systems.