Symposium: Selection for Reduced Environmental Impact

Wednesday, August 20, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Stanley Park Ballroom (The Westin Bayshore)
PAUL Boettcher
10:30 AM
Breeding ruminants that emit less methane the role of international collaboration
Hutton V Oddy, NSW Department of Primary Industries; Yvette de Haas, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen UR Livestock Research; John A. Basarab, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development; Kristi M. Cammack, Department of Animal Science, University of Wyoming; Ben J Hayes, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; Roger S Hegarty, University of New England; Jan Lassen, Center of Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University; John C McEwan, AgResearch; Stephen P. Miller, AgResearch; Cesar S Pinares-Patino, AgResearch; Grant Shackell, AgResearch; Phillip Vercoe, University of Western Australia; Natalie K Pickering, AgResearch
11:30 AM
Genomic selection as a tool to decrease greenhouse gas emission from dual purpose New Zealand sheep
Suzanne J Rowe, AgResearch; John C McEwan, AgResearch; Sharon M Hickey, AgResearch; Rayna A Anderson, AgResearch; Diane Hyndman, AgResearch; Emily A Young, AgResearch; Haley Baird, AgResearch; Ken G Dodds, AgResearch; Cesar S Pinares-Patino, AgResearch; Natalie K Pickering, AgResearch