Wagyu gene checker identifies cattle you shouldn't feed for long

Andrew Marshall
Updated May 11 2023 - 8:45am, first published 6:00am
Neogens international business vice president, Jason Lilly, with Australian Wagyu Association chief executive officer Matt McDonagh and CSIRO senior principal research scientist, Toni Reverter at the launch of Wagyu Feeder Check.
Neogens international business vice president, Jason Lilly, with Australian Wagyu Association chief executive officer Matt McDonagh and CSIRO senior principal research scientist, Toni Reverter at the launch of Wagyu Feeder Check.

Drought-inflated grain prices have driven the adoption of world-first tissue testing technology promising to help shave tens of millions of dollars from the cost of feeding and breeding Wagyu-cross cattle.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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