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BREEDING TRAITS - Breeding for Quality Fleece

Price: $88.00

BREEDING TRAITS - Breeding for Quality Fleece only $88.00

Do you want to take your breeding to the next level ..... breeding for quality animals with quality fleece for both the showing and commercial fleece market.

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Points covered:

  1. Market analysis of key demand drivers for natural fibres
  2. Critical evaluation of the Australian wool industry and its implications for alpaca
  3. Introduction to 'heritability' of fleece traits
  4. Establishing breeding objectives
  5. Using objective analysis of fleeces to develop and monitor a breeding program aimed at genetic improvement of fleece traits
  6. Outline of GIFT analysis and its application for genetic improvement
  7. 'Micron Profiling' - How to identify alpacas capable of withstanding environmental extremes.
  8. 'Coarse Edge Micron' - How to progress beyond SD.
  9. Demonstration of fleece sampling and analysis (practical demonstration)
  10. Detailed evaluation of fibre and fleece variation (practical demonstration)
  11. Group exercise in fibre sampling and identification of fleece variation

 

WHEN/WHERE 

- Location/Date: to be advised. Taking bookings now across Queensland

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This workshop is a private function, run by Pfeiffer Park & Las Nubes Alpacas in conjunction with AAFT


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