The GplusE project organised a session during the EAAP Annual Meeting in Warsaw, Poland on 2nd September. The title of the session was: Technical, economic, societal and environmental issues associated with highly productive dairy cows: How the GplusE project can help.
The EAAP session highlighted the technical, economic, ethical and sociological challenges associated with highly productive dairy cows and explained how the GplusE project will attempt to resolve these problems.
Prof Mark Crowe (GplusE coordinator) chaired the session and the presentations are available below.
- Prof Rob Smith (University of Liverpool, UK) – Herd health challenges in high yielding dairy cow systems. [PDF]
- Prof Klaus Ingvartsen (Aarhus University, Denmark) – Phenotypic interrelationships between parameters predominantly in milk- the GplusE project. [PDF]
- Catherine Bastin (University of Liège, Belgium) – On the use of novel phenotypes as predictors of difficult-to-record traits in breeding programs. [PDF]