Genetics Australia

Wagyu Genomic Services

Zoetis in association with the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) are pleased to announce the commencement of Wagyu genomic evaluation services to Australian Wagyu producers.

RELIABLE SOLUTIONS SOONER

  • Increases the accuracy of Wagyu BREEDPLAN EBVs and indexes for young bulls and heifers, with limited or no progeny, daughters, or carcass information
  • Increases the accuracy of Wagyu BREEDPLAN EBVs for time consuming, difficult, expensive and hard-to-measure traits
  • Delivers more dependable and comprehensive Wagyu BREEDPLAN EBVs and indexes

MAXIMISE THE BENEFITS FROM WAGYU BREEDPLAN VIA WHOLE COHORT TESTING;

  • Increase the accuracy of EBVs and indexes for young bulls and heifers
  • Select, mate and market seedstock with greater confidence
  • Identify your best young sire/dam prospects
  • Includes parent verification

TRAITS EVALUATED

Wagyu Genomic Services are exclusively available to members of the Australian Wagyu Association and are fully incorporated into Wagyu BREEDPLAN Single Step genomic evaluation

ZOETIS IS THE LEADING INNOVATOR…BUILD A HISTORY WITH THE COMPANY CREATING THE FUTURE

Our genetic services go way beyond the lab - Zoetis offers significant customer service and advice and is backed by over 30 local Zoetis representatives including dedicated genetics specialists and our genetics customer service centre.

Size and global scale provides a wealth of global knowledge

  • 17 staff Ph.D. geneticists driving cutting edge research and development
  • Unmatched technical support and customer service
  • Products and expert advice for vaccines, medicines, diagnostic tools and services

MAKING IT HAPPEN

Investing in Zoetis Wagyu Genomic Services today aids in identifying superior breeding stock and makes you more money tomorrow

CONFIDENCE

Genotypying provides more reliable information about the genetic merit of your cattle

ACTION

Act on the results to:

  • Identify your best young sire/dam prospects
  • Use only the best bulls
REWARD
  • Select, mate and market Waygu seedstock with greater confidence
  • Avoid the cost of raising inferior stock
  • Ensure future investments are only in your best animals

ORDERING

Please follow these instructions and guidelines to place your order with us.

DOWNLOAD ORDER FORM

Wagyu Genomic Services are distributed and ordered through our partners at the Australian Wagyu Association. Click here to view ordering information 

DNA COLLECTING

ORDER DNA SAMPLE COLLECTOR KIT

Watch Sample Collection Videos

Collecting a high-quality sample is the first step to receiving accurate genomic results. Find out more here.

SEND FORM AND SAMPLES

Click here to review the AWA DNA testing submission process.  

Summary of Process

  1. Complete  AWA DNA Test Request Form and send to dna@wagyu.org.au
  2. AWA will email you back an acknowledgement letter and batch number for your order.
  3. Send a copy of the acknowledgement letter and your hair or TSU samples directly to Zoetis; 
Zoetis Genetics
Postal: P.O. Box 75, Banyo QLD 4014

Download our ‘ Wagyu Genomics Services’ Product Information Sheet.


Or contact Zoetis Genetics on 1330 768 400 to assist you in placing your order