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Best Practices for Most Accurate Genetic Predictions and Genomic Testing

September 12, 2019 Industry News ASA
Best Practices to Receive the Most Accurate Genetic Predictions 1. Clearly defined breeding objectives With the ability to increase the rate of genetic change comes the possibility to make mistakes at a faster pace. Breeding goals need to be clearly identified…

Calving Distribution: A Tool for Evaluating Reproductive Performance

September 09, 2019 Industry News ASA
By Dr. Rachel Endecott, Director of DNA Research Management and Youth Development Calculating calving distribution is one way to evaluate the previous year’s cow herd reproductive performance. This assessment calculates the number of cows calving in 21-day…