Livestock Gentec is an Alberta Innovates Centre based at the University of Alberta. It was created in 2010 to bring the commercial benefits of genomics to the Canadian livestock industry.

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Upcoming Events


October 11. Alberta Livestock Expo. Lethbridge, AB
November 5-8. Royal Agric. Society of the Commonwealth Conference. Edmonton, AB
November 7-14. Farmfair International. Edmonton, AB
November 8-9. BeefTech. Edmonton, AB
November 14-15. Canadian Forage & Grassland Assoc. Annual Conference. Calgary, AB
November 26-28. Agricultural Excellence Conference. Winnipeg, MB

Past Events

August 14 - 16 London, Ontario, Canada
Canadian Beef Industry Conference
2018 Poster Competition

Congratulations to our “Gentec” students for winning in the poster competition
3rd place Dawn Trautman (Livestock Gentec)
2nd place Kajal Devani (UCVM)
1st place Stephanie Lam (U of Guelph)


Field Day 2018

Livestock Gentec Conference 2017

Genomic tools for commercial cattle producers

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