Breeding for a healthier herd

Published on 29 December 2017

In addition to the information that will be available from the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding later this year, several dairy companies have already taken the lead in providing options for dairy producers to improve herd health through genetic selection.

Descriptions of the traits and/or indices, along with their respective data sources and collection methods, are provided from seven major breeding companies and one animal health company in the chart below.  end mark

 Breeding for a healthier herd

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