CLARIFIDE Veterinary Genomics Training

  • Wed, February 27, 2013
  • 11:30 AM
  • Thu, February 28, 2013
  • 12:00 PM
  • Comfort Suites, Appleton, WI


Training for veterinary on Genetic Improvement of Dairy Cattle through the Strategic Application of Genomic Technologies (CLARIFIDE)

 Topics for the meeting include:

  • Why all the fuss about genomics?  Why Genomic Testing is important to profitability.  A look at Heifer economics and importance of Precision Inventory Management... investigating the needs of producers, the economics that drive dairies, inventory needs, long-term Net Present Value models, justifying investments shorter-term, etc.    
  • Understanding Genetics and Genomics –  a more in-depth understanding of various types of genetic information, Reliability, Confidence Intervals and expectations, including discussions and the roles that parentage mis-identification has, genetic trends, etc.
  • Applied Genomics and technologies for Choosing the Next Generation of Heifers
  • Understanding what genomics/CLARIFIDE is – Processes, procedures, understanding and interpreting results
  • Reviewing concepts and  applying this to use, along with other tools to pre-analyze herds or utilize results
  • Combining  technologies and applying them to decision making

 NEWVMA is sponsoring 9 hours of CE credit


Please fax or email reservations by Wednesday, February  13th  to your Pfizer Territory Manager or to (866) 590-1279 or Cheryl.f.marti@pfizer.com

 

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