International Finnsheep Day at Tampere

20.10.2022 09:30

Welcome to the international Finnsheep Day in Tampere!


9.30 Coffee

10.00 Welcome! Kaie Ahlskog, ProAgria

The speeches in the morning are in English.

Presenting Lihasula Säätiö
Olli Mäkelä

Finnsheep history
Kirsi Vertainen

The conservation of genetic resources of the Finnish native sheep breeds
Juha Kantanen, Luke

Characterization of fertility traits of Finnsheep: genomic approach
Kisun Pokharel, Luke

Caraleigh Wilson Point of View Farmi
Anna Silén, USA

One Stop Ram Shop  Finnsheep in the New Zealand
Robin Hilson


12.30­ LUNCH

The afternoon talks are in Finnish.

13.30 The current Finnsheep herd book’s structure and breeding results
Milla Alanco-Ollqvist, ProAgria

13.50 Molecular genetic analysis of different sire lines of Finnsheep breed
Silja Jokiniemi, ProAgria

14.10 Presenting In Vivo project
Marja-Liisa Sevon-Aimonen, Luke

14.30 Presenting the Parikka Finnsheep breeding farm
Pia Parikka

14.45 Presenting Finnsheep ry’s activities
Tarja Kosunen-Krannila

15.00 Coffee and cake - 100 years of Finnsheep herd registration  in Finland and consideration of herd registrars

The event ends at 17.00.


Registrations by October 16th, 2022 either to Tampere or remote by Teams. When registering, select Invoice and fill in the billing information. The invoice will be sent after the event

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Event time


20.10.2022 09:30


20.10.2022 17:00

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Event location

Pyynikintie 13
33230 Tampere

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