The NEMSEA committee invites merino breeders and sheep industry service providers to attend the inspection of 500 2016 drop progeny from 16 merino and poll merino sires. Sire groups will be individually penned with visual and objective assessment data, FBVs and ASBVs displayed.
The list of speakers and their topic on the day includes:
-Why merinos in corporate agriculture - Richard Taylor
-What the merino has achieved in 25 years... Looking at historical sire data - Andrew Swan
-Barbavax - Fiona MaCarthur
-CSIRO MLP, merino lifetime productivity project update - Jen Smith
Head west towards the university on Queen Elizabeth Drive/Handel St. Go past the Bellevue Rugby field and
onto Boorolong road. Continue on Boorolong road for 10km. Turn left onto Warrane Road. Follow for 12km. Wool shed will be on your right.