Updates for the December 2021 Genetic Evaluation Release

Source: Lactanet Canada For each official genetic evaluation release, we take the opportunity to update and improve our current services to ensure we are providing...

Interpreting Sire Proofs for Linear Type Traits

Source: Lactanet Author:    Allison Fleming, Geneticist, Lactanet Brian Van Doormaal, Chief Services Officer, Lactanet Conformation has been an important element of genetic improvement and selection programs...

What’s New with April 2021 Genetic Evaluations

Source: Lactanet It seems that Canada’s genetic evaluation release in April of each year always comes with a series of important changes, and April 2021...

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...

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...

New study identifies fresh insights for reducing methane emissions in cattle

Source: Wheatsheaf Group news release A study by Synomics, the biological insights business, has identified interactions between an animal's genome and its rumen microbes that...

CDCB Changes Coming in the Fertility Evaluations

Source: Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding, Drs. H. Duane Norman and Ezequiel Nicolazzi1 Over the last couple of years, the noticeable seasonal fluctuations in trends in...

Understanding the impact of cutting-edge genomic technologies on breeding strategies for optimum genetic progress...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigator: Christine Baes (University of Guelph) Co-Investigators: Flavio Schenkel, Getu Hailu, Angela Canovas (University of Guelph) National Dairy Research Strategy investment priorities targeted: •...

A comparison of different algorithms for phasing haplotypes using Holstein cattle genotypes and pedigree...

Source: Journal of Dairy Science YounesMiar*†MehdiSargolzaei†‡Flavio S.Schenkel† * Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture, Dalhousie University, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada B2N 5E3 † Centre for...

The Efficient Dairy Genome Project – An International Project

Source: The Efficient Dairy Genome Project The Efficient Dairy Genome Project (EDGP) is a large international research project funded by Genome Canada. This Canadian-led project has...
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