Ezequiel Nicolazzi

What’s New? December 2022 CDCB Genetic Evaluations

Ezequiel Nicolazzi Paul VanRaden

November 1, 2022

CDCB and USDA AGIL personnel describe the changes to the upcoming U.S. genetic evaluations on December 6, 2022.Web reports and results distribution exclusively via WebConnectBy…


What’s New in April’s Genetic Evaluations

Ezequiel Nicolazzi

April 4, 2022


April 2022: Changes to Evaluation System

Ezequiel Nicolazzi

April 4, 2022

Three times a year, genetic evaluations are calculated for all the dairy animals in the U.S. database. As a result, farmers worldwide can make breeding…


April 2022: Changes to Evaluations

Ezequiel Nicolazzi

March 8, 2022

CDCB announces updates to the genetic evaluation system, effective with the April 5, 2022, triannual evaluations. Five enhancements are detailed on the CDCB website. 1. Flexible…


Genomics drives new trait development

Ezequiel Nicolazzi

April 5, 2021

These triannual evaluations – on April 6, August 10, and December 7 this year – incorporate genomic data along with updated performance, or phenotypic, data…


Invited Review: The future of selection decisions and breeding programs: What are we breeding for, and who decides?.”

João Dürr, Ph.D. Ezequiel Nicolazzi

March 10, 2021

Genetic selection has been a very successful tool for the long-term improvement of livestock populations, and the rapid adoption of genomic selection over the last…