Peter Amer

Peter AmerPhD

Consultant

Peter AmerPhD

Consultant

Since joining AbacusBio in 2001, Peter has focused his strengths on delivering high-quality statistical, genetic and economic analysis and strategy to breeding programmes across a wide range of farmed species, both domestically and internationally.

An expert on global beef, sheep and dairy breeding, Peter has had extensive input into the development of economic indexes for beef, dairy and sheep for industries around the world and the commercialisation of new genetic technology.

His ability to analyse and innovate across multiple disciplines makes him an extremely effective problem-solver and a highly effective consultant.

His focus within AbacusBio is:

  • Statistical, genetic and economic analysis of breeding strategies across sheep, dairy, deer and aquaculture sectors
  • Strategies for using genomic technologies in livestock breeding programs and their benefits
  • Development of multi-trait economic selection indexes
  • Breeding value prediction
  • Mate selection and allocation
  • Maximizing genetic gain and minimizing inbreeding
Peter Amer