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Source: The Pennsylvania State University With only 3% of the US dairy cow population certified organic, the majority of data underlying national genetic evaluations come from conventionally managed cows. As a result, if the differences in an environment that an...
Source: University of Minnesota With high feed costs, improving whole-farm feed efficiency is crucial for maximizing herd profitability. The most important metric for determining your herd’s whole-farm feed efficiency is feed cost per hundredweight of energy-corrected milk sold. Data from the...
Source: Lactanet, Allison Fleming, Ph. D. To aid in the understanding of sire proofs for type traits and their relationship with the expected average daughter classification scores in first lactation, Lactanet created interpretation tables for all seven breeds. The updated tables...
Episode Description Join us for a special episode of Dairy Digressions recorded live at the International Embryo Technology Society’s 50th Annual Conference. Between sessions, host Matt Lucy sat down with Goetz Laible, PhD, biochemist and principal scientist at AgResearch and...
Source: Lactanet by: Hannah Sweett, Ph. D. and Brian Van Doormaal Genetic evaluations for linear type traits are recognized as an important selection tool to ensure a well-balanced herd. However, not all genetic evaluations for these linear type traits are interpreted in...
Source: University of British Columbia Technology is everywhere on modern dairy farms. It is now common to see cows being milked using machines like automated milking systems and wearing electronic sensors such as activity monitors than can be used to...
Source: National Library of Medicine Ricardo Zamorano-Algandar, Methodology, Software, Validation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Data curation, Visualization,1 Juan F. Medrano,2 Milton G. Thomas,3 R. Mark Enns,4 Scott E. Speidel,4 Miguel A. Sánchez-Castro,4Guillermo Luna-Nevárez, Software, Formal analysis,5 José C. Leyva-Corona,5 and Pablo...
Source: University of Guelph A University of Guelph innovation that uses genetic selection methods to reduce methane emissions in dairy cattle has received the University’s Innovation of the Year Award for 2023. The annual awards from the Office of Research and...
AgriVision Extension · AgriVision Episode 33 - Breeding to beef bull semen on bottom half of dairy herd Host Katie Wantoch and Lyssa Seefeldt, Agriculture Extension educator in Eau Claire County, discuss the trend of breeding with beef bulls to...
Source: CoBank news release U.S. dairy producers are increasingly leveraging the power of genomic science to optimize the genetic potential of their herds for milk production, animal health and operational efficiency. Since genomic testing became commercially available in 2008, over...