Dr Sam Walkom

Research Fellow - Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (AGBU)

Sam Walkom

Phone: +61 2 6773 2183

Email: swalkom@une.edu.au

Qualifications

2014 Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide, Australia

2008 First Class Honours, Bachelor of Science (Animal Science) , The University of Adelaide, Australia

2007 Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Science) , The University of Adelaide, Australia

Research Interests

Part of the team that maintains the genetic evaluation of beef cattle within BREEDPLAN,  incorporating routine estimation of genetic parameters and development and inclusion of new traits.

Sam's previous work and PhD studies have been focussed on the genetic variation in ewe body condition across the production cycle. This work also included researching the genetic relationship between adult fat and condition and the reproductive performance of the breeding ewe.