New undesirable genetic factor identified in Jersey breed

Source: Jersey Canada A new undesirable genetic factor, known as Jersey Neuropathy with Splayed Forelimbs (JNS), has been identified in the Jersey breed. The Jersey...

Dairy cattle genetics

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Joe Armstrong, DVM, and Brad Heins, Extension educators Quick facts There are several genetic evaluation tools that make interpreting dairy...

In vivo model to study the impact of genetic variation on clinical outcome of...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Abstract Background In dairy herds, mastitis causes detrimental economic losses. Genetic selection offers a sustainable tool to select animals with reduced susceptibility towards...

New genetic evaluations coming in December 2020

Source: Lactanet Several new traits will be introduced by Lactanet with the December 2020 release of genetic evaluations. For all breeds, genetic evaluations for the...

Select Sires launches new mobile app with sire search

Source: Select Sires news release Select Sires has developed a full-service sire search mobile application for farmer-owners. This easy-to-navigate app is available at no cost...

Managing your herd to enhance profitability

Source: Holstein Canada Tight margins, increasing heifer rearing costs, and low dairy sale prices are a very real reality in today’s dairy industry. In this...

Crossbreeding dairy cows to improve sustainability

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Brad Heins, Extension educator; Glenda Pereira, West Central Research and Outreach Center; Les Hansen, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural...

Acute phase protein expressions in secretory and cistern lining epithelium tissues of the dairy...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Zalewska, M., Kawecka-Grochocka, E., Słoniewska, D. et al. Acute phase protein expressions in secretory and cistern lining epithelium tissues of the...

Average Gain in LPI Reliability Due to Genomics

Source: Lactanet Canada

Activity monitors to improve reproduction

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang – Dairy Cattle Production Systems Specialist/OMAF and MRA Activity monitors offer the opportunity...
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