Development and testing of new methods for genomic evaluation in dairy cattle

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada, dairyresearch.ca Principal Investigator: FLAVIO SCHENKEL University of Guelph COLLABORATORS: Mehdi Sargolzaei, Filippo Miglior and Stephen Miller University of Guelph OBJECTIVE: The overall goal of this activity...

Benchmarks for reproduction at the herd level

Source: WCDS Advances in Dairy Technology Mark Carson EastGen Genetics, Guelph, ON Email: Mark.Carson@EastGen.ca Take Home Messages Reproductive performance has improved in herds larger than 150 cows in...

A Closer Look at Direct Genomic Values (DGV)

Source: Canadian Dairy Network 2019 will mark Canada's 10th anniversary of the introduction of official genomic evaluations. When they were first introduced by Canadian Dairy Network...

A Portrait of Genomic Young Bulls Marketed in Canada

Source: Canadian Dairy Network There is no doubt that the arrival of genomics in Canada ten years ago has had a major impact on the...

Current status on haplotypes and genetic recessives

Source: Canadian Dairy Netwrok One benefit from genotyping females that has a growing interest to dairy producers is the information that becomes available relative to...

Canada’s Ten Thousand Cow Genomes Project

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada OBJECTIVE: The goal of the activity was establishing a database of cows genotyped with high quality records for fertility, survival, health,...

Genetics 101: heritablility & long-term health

Source: Holstein Canada, info Holstein May/June 2016 Dairy producers strive for improved performance with each passing year and each successive generation on their operation. There are...

Canadian dairy genetics

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada A century of improvement Canadian dairy cattle genetics are among the best in the world. So it's not surprising that producers...

Value of Type Classification in the Era of Genomics

Source: Canadian Dairy Network It has been said by many researchers around the world that "Phenotype is King!" in this era of genomics. What does...

A genome-wide association study for natural antibodies measured in blood of Canadian Holstein cows

Source: US National Library of Medicine de Klerk B1, Emam M2,3, Thompson-Crispi KA4, Sargolzaei M2,5, van der Poel JJ1, Mallard BA6,7 1-Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre,...
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