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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 genetic recessives and haplotypes.  CDN last wrote on the topic in June 2016 (see "Managing...
Source: Jersey Canada Here are the winners for the individual production awards: HALL OF FAME TROPHY Honouring the Hall of Fame Cow with the highest composite BCA for protein and butterfat 2018 Village Crest On The Money Baby -11862329 (2 0) 15,541 8763 4.91%...
Source: Canadian Dairy Network Where the relative emphasis placed on each of the three main components in each breed is presented in the following table along with the multiplicative factors for each component. Production Component (PROD): PROD = + +...
Source: Canadian Dairy Network The Genetic Evaluation Board of CDN met on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Holiday Inn in Guelph, Ontario following an Open Industry Session held the previous day. The following is a summary of the discussions...
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 many ways to pursue this outcome, but for the purpose of this article we’ll categorize...
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 entire dairy industry. It can be argued, however, that no segment of the industry has...
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, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 2-Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock, University of...
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 (CDN) in August 2009 for Holsteins, there was much hesitation and questioning about whether the...