294: Dairy: Breeding more environmentally friendly cows

In this episode Alistair McLaren is joined by Marco Winters, Head of Animal Genetics at AHDB, and Professor Mike Coffey from SRUC to talk about two new breeding indexes that will enable farmers to identify and breed cows with better environmental credentials and reduce their feed costs. Find out more about breeding and genetics. Feedback survey: We'd love to know what you think of our podcasts. If you’d like to give your feedback, please complete our short questionnaire, which will help us to improve the podcast on an ongoing basis. This episode was produced and edited by Kate Smith, Marcomms Executive (Dairy).

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