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In response to AWI - The true value of genetic research

The calculations used in the BDA report, that assessed the cost-benefit of AWI’s investment in genetic programs from 2010-13, “grossly underestimated” the total value of genetic gain by at least 10-fold.

The Sheep CRC’s Genetics Program Leader Professor Julius van der Werf has reviewed the report and found it failed to take account of one of the fundamental principles of breeding programs: genetic improvement is cumulative and the improvement is multiplied over many sheep.

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