New genetic evaluations coming in December 2020

Source: Lactanet Several new traits will be introduced by Lactanet with the December 2020 release of genetic evaluations. For all breeds, genetic evaluations for the...

Select Sires launches new mobile app with sire search

Source: Select Sires news release Select Sires has developed a full-service sire search mobile application for farmer-owners. This easy-to-navigate app is available at no cost...

Managing your herd to enhance profitability

Source: Holstein Canada Tight margins, increasing heifer rearing costs, and low dairy sale prices are a very real reality in today’s dairy industry. In this...

Crossbreeding dairy cows to improve sustainability

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Brad Heins, Extension educator; Glenda Pereira, West Central Research and Outreach Center; Les Hansen, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural...

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...

Average Gain in LPI Reliability Due to Genomics

Source: Lactanet Canada

Activity monitors to improve reproduction

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang – Dairy Cattle Production Systems Specialist/OMAF and MRA Activity monitors offer the opportunity...

Genetics 101: genetic progress before & since genomics

Source: Holstein Canada SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF GENOMICS, we have seen advancements in genetic progress for all traits in the Holstein breed. Though it may...

Reproductive technology: genomic selection

Source: International Dairy Federation Introduction Since the domestication of cattle for milk and meat purposes more than 6,000 years ago, farmers have used reproductive technology to...

Inbreeding Update – August 2020

Source: Lactanet Canada Each year, based on official animal registration and pedigree information within its database, Lactanet Canada computes current statistics related to the level...
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