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Bull List: A Holstein tops $1,000 Cheese Merit

Corey Geiger for Hoard’s Dairyman

December 4, 2020

The December 2020 Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List is ready for download.

Heifer Livability Genetic Evaluations Coming in December

Jim Dickrell for Dairy Herd Management

October 8, 2020

The Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding has announced that a heifer livability (HL) genetic evaluation will be released for Holstein and Jersey sires with the December sire evaluations. The trait will be included in the Net Merit index when it is updated next year. Heifer livability will get 1% emphasis in the new Net Merit index.

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