Producer concern is on the rise over whether genomics is creating too much inbreeding in the dairy cattle population. The worry is that there will soon be limited options to which a herd can be bred to avoid negative effects of inbreeding. Please join Charles “Chuck” Sattler, Vice-President of Genetic Programs for Select Sires Inc as he helps us understand how you can leverage the power of genomic selection while limiting inbreeding in your breeding strategy.
During this informative video you will learn:
- Why inbreeding is an issue and what level of inbreeding is acceptable
- How you can Manage inbreeding to maximize profit
- Why sometimes its good to have high levels of inbreeding
About the presenter
As the Vice-President of Genetic Programs for Select Sires Inc, Charles (Chuck) Sattler is responsible for leading, managing and developing the sire department in the areas of administration, genetic research programs and the industry-leading Program for Genetic Advancement™ (PGA™). Prior to working at Select Sires, Sattler spent 12 years working for the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB), most recently as its genetics programs and information services administrator. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Animal Breeders and also serves as a Director for the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding.
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