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AWI Flystrike Genomics Reference Flock

AWI has commenced a two-year project aimed at increasing the phenotypic and genomic information needed to establish a Flystrike ASBV, as well as adding data to the Merino Genomic Reference Flock.

The project aims to provide financial assistance to ram breeders collecting flystrike data on genotyped animals, so a genomically enhanced Flystrike ASBV can be established. In the short term, a Flystrike Research Breeding Value will be released, which breeders involved in the project will receive prior to the release of the ASBV.

The project is open until June 2025.

More information: Refer to the article in the June 2023 edition of Beyond the Bale. For further information and expressions of interest, please contact Ben Swain of BCS Agribusiness on 0427 100 542 or


This article appeared in the December 2023 edition of AWI’s Beyond the Bale magazine. Reproduction of the article is encouraged.

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