April 2023

Emma Hallyburton wins 2023 NHIA Young Achiever Award

Posted By Adam Sawell,
06/04/2023 17:00 PM
Twenty-seven year old Emma Hallyburton, Genetics Australia – Total Livestock Genetics Despatch Manager, has been awarded the 2023 National Herd Improvement Association of Australia (NHIA) Young Achiever Award, sponsored by Gardiner Foundation. Emma was nominated by Ruth Barber, Total Livestock Genetics Operations Manager, who sees her as a leader and great team player. “Emma manages the largest genetic inventory in Australia and is the one who ensures those semen tanks go out the door and are...

Sexed dairy and beef semen continue to drive strong domestic market

Posted By Adam Sawell,
02/04/2023 13:00 PM
A strong domestic market in 2022 saw a 29% increase in sexed semen sales, up from 518,644 to 671,348 doses year-on-year and a 39% rise in beef semen sales, from 429,675 to 595,331 doses, driven primarily by the dairy sector. In 2022 sexed semen made up over 38% of Australian dairy semen sales compared to 29% in the previous calendar year. Looking at the four-year trend (2018 – 2022) sexed sales have increased nearly four-fold. Geoff Wood, NHIA director and World Wide Sires Australia General...