CRU symposium: Breeding and management of dairy cow reproduction – the future

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Welcome to CRU's symposium "Breeding and management of dairy cow reproduction – the future", arranged in collaboration with Graduate School for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural sciences (SLU).

The symposium is held May 17, 13:30-16:30 in room Dvalin, entance floor of the VHC building at SLU. If you would like coffee and something sweet, please register for the seminar to cru@slu.se, no later than May 10.


13.30 Welcome, short introduction

13.45 Dig deep – what lies beneath?, Professor Mike Coffey, Scotland's Rural College, UK

14.15 Reproductive management in dairy cows: present situation and ideas for the future, Associate Professor Geert Opsomer, University of Gent, Belgium

14-45-15.15 Coffee break

15.15 Breeding for dairy cattle reproduction in Norway - current status and future outlook, Associate Professor Bjørg Heringstad, Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway

15.45 Breeding for dairy cattle reproduction in Sweden and the joint genetic evaluation in the NAV countries (Denmark, Finland and Sweden) - current status and future outlook, PhD Elisenda Rius Vilarrasa, Växa Sverige, Sweden

16.15 Discussion

Questions? Contact Britt Berglund, britt.berglund@slu.se.

You are also most welcome the following day, May 18, when Sofia Nyman, Dept of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU, will defend her doctoral thesis "Progesterone profiles, oestrus expression and pregnancy in dairy cows", at 09.15 in room "Audhumbla", entrance floor, VHC building, SLU, Uppsala.

Time: 2018-05-17 13:30
City: Uppsala


Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, CRU
P.O. Box 7054, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone:  018-67 21 74, Fax: 018-67 35 45
E-mail: cru@slu.se