CDCB In The News

CDCB delivers the latest news on genetic improvement, research and U.S. evaluations through its monthly newsletter, dairy media, and events.

Health traits expand in August evaluations

Katelyn Allen for Hoard’s Dairyman

August 12, 2022

The official August genetic proofs are officially available.


Data that Digs into the Root of Lameness

Katelyn Allen for Hoard’s Dairyman

October 25, 2021

No dairy farmer wants lame cows in their barn. No consumer wants to see cows struggling with lameness, either.


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

João Dürr, Ph.D. and Kristen Parker Gaddis and Paul VanRaden and Tom Lawlor and 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 cows.


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