Dec 2014 – OVIGEN genomics research project is launched.
Jan 2016 – OVIGEN genotyping pilot project
This pilot project was established to develop procedures to deliver parentage verification for ram lambs in advance of Premier ram sales in the same year. There are many challenges to achieving this, due primarily to the short time frame available, from lambing to the summer premier ram sales.
Click here for more information on this pilot project.
March 2017 – OVIGEN parentage reports circulated to breeders
Click here for more information on these parentage reports
May 2017 – Next Phase of Sheep Genomics Launched
This week all breeders that took part in phase 1 of the OVIGEN research project were invited to order genotypes for sheep in their flocks. Click here for more info on this stage of the project!