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Tom KirkBCom

Consultant

Tom KirkBCom

Consultant

Since joining AbacusBio in 2014, Tom has focused on providing economic analysis for breeding programmes across a range of livestock species, domestically and internationally.

With a background in economics, finance, and statistics, Tom became involved with AbacusBio as a summer intern. His commerce background and ability to innovate make Tom highly effective at analysing the relationship between genetics and profitability, for both farmers and industries.

His focus within AbacusBio is:

  • Statistical and economic analysis of genetic improvement for sheep, beef, and dairy sectors.
  • Development of multi-trait economic selection indexes
  • Breeding value prediction
  • Production system modelling