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News on seminar and workshop in Saumur

This year the overall topic of seminar and workshop will be development of “WBFSH International Breeding Value” – a new great, though challenging, project.

From a previous workshop at the WBFSH annual meeting. Many new, interesting, and fruitful debates are heard at these workshops.
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At the seminar on Thursday 17th we have invited renowned experts, both from the equine sector and from the cattle side where international genetic evaluation has been used successfully for decades. They will give an insight into the procedures and possible future steps down this alley. At the workshop on Friday 18th you will have the opportunity to discuss the possibilities and challenges in this area for your own studbook with the same experts.
Find more information and the program of the workshop here.
If you want to learn more about International Genetic Evaluation before the seminar, please see the article “New possibilities to compare stallions’ inheritance” here.