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The WBFSH annual meeting and seminars have commenced

The beautiful region Loire in France is the setting for this year's WBFSH annual meeting and seminars which take place at Cadre Noir, Saumur

The welcome reception hosted by the French organizers.
d. 17-10-2019 - 12:06

For the participants that had arrived on Tuesday or Wednesday the French organizers hosted a welcome reception at the beautiful town hall and theatre of Saumur on Wednesday evening.


Today Thursday 17 October the annual meetings commence and we will have the first seminar which is a seminar on international breeding values.


Today's programme:


13.30 - 14.00 Welcome and presentation of the hosts (SF and AA)

14.00 - 18.00 Seminar on WBFSH International Breeding Value (IBV)

14.00-14.30 Introduction - Why breeding values and why international breeding values? Motivation for a great, though challenging project (Åsa Viklund, SLU and Kathrin F. Stock, vit)

14.30-15.00 Experiences from Interbull – International breeding values in the cattle industry (Reinhard Reents, vit & Interbull Steering Committee)

15.00-15.30 Interstallion - Parallels and differences between horse and cattle industry (Jan Phillipsson, SLU)

15.30-16.00 Coffee break

16.00-16.30 Results from an international project - Performance in show jumping competitions and the use of breeding values (Anne Ricard, INRA)

16.30-17.00 Experiences and results from the Nordic Interstallion project (Åsa Viklund, SLU)

17.00-17.30 Panel discussion – opportunities and challenges for WBFSH IBV


Find the full schedule here.


All about the annual meetings 2019.