DairyVoice Podcast: Kent Buttars of Butter-Dell Holsteins

Joel Hastings for DairyVoice

July 29, 2021

In a traditional set-up but applying new technology, Butter-Dell Holsteins in Lewiston, Utah, is transitioning to the next generation of family ownership.  By Joel Hastings…

João Dürr on the new formula for Lifetime Net Merit genetic index

Joel Hastings for DairyVoice

July 21, 2021

With the August genetic evaluations, the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding will be introducing a new and improved formula for Lifetime Net Merit genetic index.…

Mike Santos, an inside look at breeding and feeding programs

Joel Hastings for DairyVoice

July 15, 2021

The Santos family at Terra Linda Dairy has it goin’ on. For the past seven years, they’ve had the high herd on Tulare County (California)…

Lifetime Net Merit revised in August for balanced selection, profitable dairy cows

João Dürr, Ph.D. Kristen Parker Gaddis Paul VanRaden Tom Lawlor Rob Tempelman

July 2, 2021

Lifetime Net Merit (NM$) has driven genetic progress since 1994 by promoting a balanced selection of all available, economically-important traits to maximize profitability of dairy…

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