Session 10. How can farmer benefit from genomic information

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Date: 26 August 2013; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: Thaller

Theatre Session 10

14.00 Economics of using genomic selection at the farm level
Invited M. Calus, P. Bijma, J. Van Arendonk and R. Veerkamp

14.30 All cows are worth to be genotyped!
Invited D. Boichard, R. Dassonneville, S. Mattalia, V. Ducrocq and S. Fritz

15.00 Which new traits are expected to be available in the near future?
Invited C. Egger-Danner, J.B. Cole, J. Pryce, N. Gengler, B. Heringstad, A. Bradley and K.F. Stock

15.30 How dairy farmers can benefit from new genomic tools
Invited J.E. Pryce, B.J. Hayes and M.E. Goddard

16.15 Is genomic selection really increasing the bull portfolio available to the breeders?
Invited F. Miglior, J. Chesnais, M. Sargolzaei and B. Van Doormaal

16.45 The optimal proportion of genomically selected young bulls in the herd AI mix
Invited A.P.W. De Roos

17.15 How genomics can be used to avoid inbreeding and increase diversity
Invited T. Meuwissen

17.45 Prediction of expected variation in progeny groups and its application in mating programs
D. Segelke, F. Reinhardt and G. Thaller