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...

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...

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...

Average Gain in LPI Reliability Due to Genomics

Source: Lactanet Canada

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...
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