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Better Beef Seminar & Client Progeny Day

The ABS Australia Better Beef Seminar & Client Progeny Days will be held from Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st March in Albury, NSW.Day 1 – Monday 19th March ABS Australia Better Beef Seminar, Commercial Club, Waratah Room, at 1:30pm Guest speakers will include:Cliff Lamb of Texas A & M University – Cattle Fertility, Fixed Time AI, Advancements in FTAI, Feed EfficiencyMark Lucas of Reiland Angus and Pasture Agronomy Service – Knowing Your Grazing Environment; Plant & A…


USA Trip Report

During January 2017, Bill & Fletch spent a busy two weeks touring the USA for a number of meetings and key stud visits. The primary focus of the trip was the 4 day ABS Global Beef team meeting in Denver where many important aspects of the global beef industry and new initiatives were discussed. Other highlights of the trip included visiting Dr Rick Funston, a world renowned expert on bovine reproduction and an avid proponent of FTIA at the University of Nebraska, and tours of ABS Global head…


Weekly genetics review: Dramatic increase seen in AI use

Weekly genetics review: Dramatic increase seen in AI useBy Beef Central Genetics editor Geoff Phillips, 18 April 2017The use of artificial insemination in Australian beef herds is accelerating dramatically, and surprisingly the biggest increase is being seen in commercial herds.


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