News: Honours projects - Michelle Hebart

Genomics of tropical composite beef cattle

Study Bioinformatics

Honours project: Work on a project to improve the accuracy of breeding value estimation in a commercial breeding program.

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Trans-Tasman cattle maternal efficiency

Cattle Roseworthy

Honours project: Explore genetic selection strategies for maternal productivity in Angus and Hereford cattle in Australia and New Zealand.

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Optimising fodder beet grazing management for beef cattle

Cattle

Honours project: Investigate the stocking rates, allocation of leaf and bulb and daily allocation of beets and the effect that changes in these parameters have on cattle performance.

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Managing diurnal changes in rumen pH of cattle grazing fodder beet

Cattle

Honours project: Increase our knowledge of the extent of rumen pH fluctuations in cattle grazing fodder beet long-term.

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Sow conformation & performance

Pig

Honours project: Determine the relationship between sow conformation (assessed at gilt selection) and performance over four parities.

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Genetics of lamb survival

Sheep and lamb

Honours project: Examine the genetic relationship between birth weight and lamb survival in a research flock.

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