Defining Breed Purity

Source: Lactanet The ancestry of all registered dairy cattle can be traced back to the origin of each breed’s herdbook. For Jerseys this is the Island...

It’s in the Genes: Comparing Dairy Bulls’ Ability To Transmit Traits to Their Daughters

Source: USDA, Christine Whitt When they say she has her father’s fat and protein, that’s a compliment to her dairy bull sire. Certain traits, like high...

U of G researchers are committed to reducing global methane emissions

Source: University of Guelph Make better cows and cool the planet. That’s the dual goal of a University of Guelph-led, international project intended to reduce climate-warming...

Updating Indirect Herd Life

Source: Lactanet Managing herd turnover is challenging! We want to make sure that cows are leaving your herd because it is the best management choice...

Choosing Beef Genetics for Use in Dairy Herds

Source: South Dakota State University, Warren Rusche Combinations of new technologies and economic challenges often usher in sweeping changes and opportunities. The use of beef genetics...

Updates for the December 2021 Genetic Evaluation Release

Source: Lactanet Canada For each official genetic evaluation release, we take the opportunity to update and improve our current services to ensure we are providing...

Understanding the impact of cutting-edge genomic technologies on breeding strategies for optimum genetic progress...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigator: Christine Baes (University of Guelph) Co-Investigators: Flavio Schenkel, Getu Hailu, Angela Canovas (University of Guelph) National Dairy Research Strategy investment priorities targeted: •...

Updates for the August 2021 Genetic Evaluation

Source: Lactanet Canada For each official genetic evaluation release, we take the opportunity to update and improve our services to ensure we are providing the...

The Efficient Dairy Genome Project – An International Project

Source: The Efficient Dairy Genome Project The Efficient Dairy Genome Project (EDGP) is a large international research project funded by Genome Canada. This Canadian-led project has...

Mineral status and enteric methane production in dairy cows during different stages of lactation

Source: BMC Veterinary Research, Ľubomíra Grešáková, Monika Holodová, Małgorzata Szumacher-Strabel, Haihao Huang, Piotr Ślósarz, Janusz Wojtczak, Natalia Sowińska & Adam Cieślak Abstract Background Lactating dairy cows are the greatest livestock contributor of methane, a major global...
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