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Expected Progeny Difference: Why, What, When, and How, Part I

June 21, 2021 Industry News ASA
by Randie Culbertson, PhD, IGS Lead Geneticist | Expected progeny difference, or EPD, is defined as the expected difference between the average performance of an individual’s progeny and the average performance of ALL progeny. In the context of genetic…

ASA and Neogen Genomics Remain Committed to Serving You


Both the American Simmental Association and Neogen Genomics have acted to continue to provide services and protect employee safety. Many employees with both businesses are successfully working remotely to provide excellent customer service.

Neogen Genomics has taken many steps to ensure the safety of laboratory personnel and remains committed to taking the necessary measures to continue processing samples, maintaining turnaround time, and avoid interruption in delivering results. After a brief pause, ASA will resume shipping DNA kits once per week on Fridays, beginning April 3. If you wish for your kit request to be included in a Friday shipment, please submit your request by 4:30 pm Mountain on Thursday.

Don’t hesitate to contact the DNA Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 406-587-4531. Rachel, Lilly, Molly, and Lauren are here to help and look forward to assisting you with your DNA testing needs.

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