Session 10. How can farmer benefit from genomic information
Date: 26 August 2013; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
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