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Introducing 305-AA: The New Standardized Yield Measurement

CDCB

May 10, 2024

In the summer of 2024, 305-ME (Mature Equivalent) – the standardized production estimate last adjusted in 1994 – will be discontinued and replaced by 305-AA…


April 2024 Evaluation Changes: What’s New?

CDCB USDA Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory

March 7, 2024

The Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) and USDA Animal Genomics Improvement Laboratory (AGIL) announce enhancements in the U.S. dairy genetic evaluations on April 2,…


System Downtime, Weekly Schedule Change

CDCB

January 11, 2024

UPDATE: As of 10:30 a.m. eastern on Tuesday, January 16, CDCB systems are back online and fully operational after the scheduled hardware maintenance. Weekly evaluations…


Seeking 2024 CDCB Intern Candidates

CDCB

November 17, 2023

In summer 2024, CDCB will again offer internships to aspiring scientists. Dairy or animal science students in their junior, senior, or graduate study program will…


December 2023 Evaluation Changes: What’s New?

CDCB USDA Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory

November 16, 2023

Changes for the December 5, 2023, CDCB evaluations include updated imputation results for all breeds, new haplotype calls for early onset muscle weakness syndrome in…


Introduction of HMW: The Haplotype Call for Early Onset Muscle Weakness Syndrome

National Association of Animal Breeders CDCB Holstein USA

November 15, 2023

November 15, 2023 - The December 5, 2023, dairy cattle genetic evaluations will contain a new haplotype call for Early Onset Muscle Weakness Syndrome. Abbreviated…


August 2023 Evaluation Changes: What’s New?

CDCB

July 6, 2023

A handful of changes are implemented for the U.S. genetic evaluations on August 8, 2023, as announcedby the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding and USDA…


Recumbency in Holstein Calves

CDCB

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…


April 2023 Evaluation Changes: What’s New?

CDCB

March 7, 2023

The Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding and USDA Animal Genomics Improvement Laboratory are implementing a series of changes with the triannual U.S. evaluations on April…


Accreditation for Parentage Verification Extended by ICAR

CDCB

February 10, 2023

CDCB has been re-accredited as a DNA Data Interpretation Center for parentage verification by ICAR, the International Committee for Animal Recording. This certification is part…


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