2019 Research Poster Competition

2019 Research Poster Competition 

This year marked the fourth annual research poster competition. Several abstracts from various research projects were submitted from across Canada. The researchers attended the convention where they talked with event attendees about their research. Attendees then voted for their top research poster abstract.

  • First Place - Predictive biomarkers of sheep feed efficiency and pregnancy making animal selection easier and more efficient. To review abstract click here 

Research Team

Seyed Ali Goldansaz1,2 Susan Markus3, Mark Berjanskii2, Yan Meng1, Rupasri Mandal2, Zhiquan Wang1, Graham Plastow1, David Wishart2,4

1.Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

2.Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

3.Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Stettler, Alberta

4.Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

  • Second Place - Determining the ideal forage: concentrate ratio for feedlot lambs. To review abstract click here 

Research Team

Trottier, K. (GS)1, Wood, K.M.1, and Luimes, P.2

1.Department of Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

2.Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph, Ridgetown, Ontario

  • Third Place - Selecting Sires with Low Fecal Egg Counts May be Effective for Reducing Haemonchus contortus Infection in Rideau-Arcott Flocks. To review abstract click here 

Research Team

Olivia Willoughby1, Meghan Domony1, Delma Kennedy2, Mohammed Boareki1, Aroa Suárez-

Vega1, Samantha Dixon1, Ángela Cánovas1

1. Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock, Department of Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph, Ontario

2.Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Guelph, Ontario

 

Our thanks to the research teams who submitted posters to the competition. Copies of the research abstracts submitted to the competition are available on the Ontario Sheep website. OSN