New issues such as efficient production, climate and ecological efficiency will be at the focus of future breeding programs. Dairy and beef production are undergoing a change and the experiences show: Fleckvieh is not a compromise, it is a fantastic solution!
Meet Hans Kerkhof, a crossbreeding specialist in the Dairy business. He will present his experiences as well as hard facts from a Fleckvieh crossbreeding trial with the University Wageningen.
Hear from Natalya Mandrykina how heifers imported from Austria are adapting on large Russian farms, in theundquot;coldundquot; regions, and learn about the unexpected managments systems employed there.
Peter Massmann, a world-renowned Fleckvieh pioneer, over decades probably developed the most successful Fleckvieh cattle breeding program in Africa. He was also intensively involved in the establishment of the Simmental-Fleckvieh World Federation and organiser of the first, plus two other world congresses. He knows exactly how the ideal suckler beef Fleckvieh should look.
Fascinating Colombia-Daniel Espinosa Garces’ emphasis is on dual purpose Fleckvieh. Colombia is our partner country for this show and also host of the Fleckvieh/Simmental World Congress 2014 in Bogota.
Last but not least, our experts Christa Egger-Danner and Hermann Schwarzenbacher are going to present data from our brand new genome-based FLECKVIEH AUSTRIA breeding program and talk about both conventional and surprising perspectives of the new selection tools. Illustrative examples with real bulls will also be available.
|1 pm:||Opening and welcome|
|Willibald Rechberger, Chairman of Fleckvieh Austria|
|1:15 pm:||More fitness for the dairy herds in the world|
|Hans Kerkhof, Netherlands|
|1.40 pm:||1000 Fleckvieh on a farm in southern Russia-experiences and management|
|Natalya Mandrykina, veterinary care, Kubanskij Bacon, Russia|
|2:00 pm||The diversity of Simmental undamp; its secret of success as a meat breed under extensive ranching conditions|
|Peter Massmann, Bloemfontein, South Africa|
|2:45 pm:||Coffee break|
|3:15 pm:||Fleckvieh in Colombia – purebred and crossbred|
|Daniel Espinosa Garces, Asocaicion Simmental, Simbrah, Colombia|
|3:40 pm:||Genomic selection in Fleckvieh – status and outlook|
|Hermann Schwarzenbacher ZuchtData, Vienna|
|4:20 pm:||Breeding program – everything new?|
|Christa Egger-Danner, ZuchtData, Vienna|
|5 pm:||End of program|