Pipettes being used in a genetics lab© Jochen Tack/imageBROKER/Rex/Shutterstock
Farmers Weekly spoke to geneticist Darren Todd about genomics ahead of his upcoming talk on the subject at UK Dairy Day on 13 September. Dr Todd is a geneticist for the National Bovine Data Centre (NBDC), a role which involves helping farmers interpret and make the best use of data on genetic merit, inbreeding and genetic defects. How can farmers use genomics? They can test young animals to get an early estimate of their genetic merit and then use this […]