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Genetics

AWI supports sheep breeding research and development, benchmarking and all breeder tools for woolgrowers wanting to monitor, set targets and optimise the rate of genetic gain of their sheep inclusive of all breeding philosophies.

Individual woolgrowers have diverse breeding objectives for varied enterprises and environments. They need access to a range of quality genetic benchmarking tools and informed sheep selection practices for productivity and profitability particularly in non-visual, lowly heritable traits or antagonistic relationships across fleece, growth rate, reproduction and animal welfare traits.

In this section
Genetic Evaluation Services
AWI provides genetic evaluation services to assist woolgrowers select sheep, including practical selection tools and benchmarking programs. Find out how to utilise these services.
Merino Lifetime Productivity
AWI and the Australian Merino Sire Evaluation (AMSEA) have teamed up with five sire evaluation sites to deliver the Merino Lifetime Productivity (MLP) Project between 2015-25.
Artificial Breeding
Artificial breeding offer benefits and options to woolgrowers wanting to assess traits that are hard to measure.
Breeding and Selection for Flystrike Resistance
Breeding naturally resistant sheep as a long-term solution for preventing flystrike.
Stockmanship and Merino Visual Classing Workshop Material
We have developed educational resources to help build the skills of young people interested in the Australian wool industry.
Breeding Leadership
Breeding Leadership aims to develop the leadership and professional skills of young people involved in the wool industry.