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Beef Feed Efficiency Programme completes data collection for first batch of cattle

The Defra and AHDB-funded  Beef Feed Efficiency Programme  aims to develop standard recording approaches and create a network of industry embedded recording units. The programme is also developing an Estimated Breeding Value (EBV) for Feed Efficiency to aid genetic selection within the Limousin breed, with the aim of extending this to other cattle breeds in future. Dr Huw...
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AHDB announces call for Beef and Lamb PhD studentship projects starting in October 2016

AHDB Beef and Lamb, the organisation for beef and lamb levy payers in England, has announced a call for Beef and Lamb PhD studentship projects starting in October 2016.   Specific terms relating to the call and all relevant documentation for submitting proposals can be found on the Beef and Lamb, and AHDB websites at: ...
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€300 Million Beef Data and Genomics Programme launches in Ireland

Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD has launched the eagerly awaited Beef Data and Genomics Programme under Ireland’s 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme.  The programme will inject up to €52m per annum into the suckler beef sector to deliver accelerated genetic improvement in the National herd and improve its environmental and economic...
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NextGen project announces first public release of its sheep, goats and cattle genomic data

NextGen is a collaborative international research project investigating the biodiversity of key livestock species.  This first release of their genomic data marks the culmination of four years work by the NextGen  project, from collecting samples and sequencing samples, through to  calling genotypes and annotating variants. The project participants used whole genome...
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