Recumbency in Holstein Calves


April 3, 2023

By CDCB, Holstein Association USA and NAAB Researchers at Penn State University have been collaborating with colleagues at USDA's Agricultural Research Service to study a…

Constructed ID’s: Eliminating Pedigree Dead Ends

Lillian Bacheller José Carrillo Ezequiel Nicolazzi George Wiggans

February 1, 2023

Knowing an animal’s ancestry several generations back is certainly the goal for breeders; however, there are instances where animals have a gap in their pedigree.…

How does a dairy bull get a U.S. genomic evaluation?

Sophie Eaglen

January 19, 2023

Genomic evaluations become increasingly useful when planning your future herd. Collaborating industry partners make these evaluations possible.

CDCB WebConnect: Enhanced for Mobile


December 9, 2022

Mobile and tablet users: CDCB’s WebConnect is now enhanced with convenient design and accessibility on your smartphone or tablet while on-the-go or on-the-farm.Mobile WebConnect is…

Intern Report: Termination Code Frequencies


December 9, 2022

By Victoria Iqbal, 2022 CDCB Intern and PhD student in Animal and Avian Sciences at University of Maryland During the CDCB internship in summer 2022,…

Research Insights: Making Milk Yields Right


December 9, 2022

In 2021, CDCB USDA AGIL and NDHIA (National Dairy Herd Information Association) started a multi-year project to update or develop new milk yield projection factors…

December 2022 Evaluations: What Is New?


December 6, 2022

Nearly 79 million dairy animals received updated U.S. genetic evaluations on Tuesday, December 6. With the December 2022 triannual evaluations, two updates were implemented by the…

Nominations Open for ADSA, Lush Awards


November 3, 2022

Nominations are due January 6 for the 2023 American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) awards, including the J. L. Lush Award in Animal Breeding sponsored by…

Connecting With João Dürr

João Dürr, Ph.D.

November 3, 2022

João Dürr reviewed the past year and described the CDCB vision in the CEO Column from the 2022 Activity Report. IT IS STILL A GREAT TIME…

Intern Report: Investigation into Johne’s Disease

November 3, 2022

By Larissa Novo, 2022 CDCB Intern and PhD student in Animal Breeding & Genetics at University of Wisconsin-Madison During the summer of 2022, I conducted…

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