Dairy genomic selection

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Blair Murray - Dairy Genetic Improvement Specialist/OMAFRA The use of genomic information in genetic evaluation...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Genetic diversity and reproduction of Holstein

Source: Novalait Project entitled:Improving the history of health and fertility traits in dairy cows FactSheet by: Claude Robert Highlights Dairy cattle productivity is influenced by the ways...

New genetic evaluation tool for hoof health

Source: Dairy Research Cluster A genetic evaluation tool for Hoof Health is now available for the Holstein breed. The tool promotes increased resistance to eight...

Progress requires change

Source: Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding A great step of progress in dairy cattle improvement was taken with the December 2018 genomic evaluations, which utilize...

December 2018 Genetic Evaluations – Highlights

Source: Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society Here are a few highlights from the December 2018 Genetic Evaluations, released today. Sires: Treeton Pingerly continues to dominate the list...