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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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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