Genomic young bulls: accelerating genetic progress

Source: Canadian Dairy Network To what degree have you embraced genomics? Perhaps the easiest way to measure this is by your usage of semen from...

Genetics 101: genetic gains before and after 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...

August 2018 Genetic Evaluation Notes

Source: Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society A few notes from today’s August 2018 Genetic Evaluations release here in Canada: Sires: CMSS Syndicates sire Lady Grove Conrad gets his...

Select Sires Releases “Impact Sires Of The Breed” Artwork

Select Sires unveiled a new "Impact Sires of the Breed" artwork to attendees of their National Sales Conference in Columbus, Ohio earlier this month. The...

The genetic guide to healthier cows

Source: Alta Genetics, Chrissy Meyer Industry buzz has been booming about new genetic programs that promise to create healthier cows. That means it’s the perfect time to...

The Fertility Challenge

Source: Canadian Dairy Network The reproductive performance of your farm has a major impact on its profitability. Each cow's lifetime profitability is dependent upon repeated...

Conference Over Down Under, But Benefits Live On

Source: Genome Alberta, Geoff Geddes While your two-year old might disagree, sharing is important. And if you’re dealing with cutting edge technology like genomics, sharing information...

Investing in New Markets for Canadian Livestock Genetics

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada More Canadian livestock will be raised outside of Canada using prized Canadian genetics. Farmers around the world demand Canada’s superior...

Sire selection vs. mating

Source: Alta, Chrissy Meyer “What is the true value of a mating program?” Many producers around the world have used a mating program within their herd...

Greenbacks for a Greener Planet: Will Producers Buy In?

Source: Alberta Genome, Geoff Geddes For some, going green is like having your dream wedding: a great idea if someone else foots the bill. That’s...
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