Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) study

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) study

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Download Full Report Genetics:‌ ‌Balanced‌ ‌approach‌ ‌essential,‌ ‌but‌ ‌fertility‌ ‌is‌ ‌key‌  A comprehensive study, drawing on the best available information on northern herd performance, business performance and genetics, has been undertaken to demonstrate the impact of genetic improvement of cow fertility on the bottom line of northern beef businesses. [caption id="attachment_17965" align="alignright" width="150"] Regions Analysed[/caption] The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) study, undertaken by Sam Harburg, Ian McLean and Ben Hayes, collated data for seven beef producing regions in Queensland. The data was primarily drawn from the QAAFI-led Northern Genomics Project, as well as the Australian Beef Report, and other industry data sources. These data sets enabled a comprehensive profile of genetic composition, herd productivity and business performance to be developed for each region.  Using these profiles,…
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