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.

Feed Saved trait can vary 1,600 pounds

João Dürr, Ph.D.

December 28, 2020

Dairy producers are now able to breed for more feed-efficient cows. The trait — Feed Saved — debuted with the genetic evaluations published on December 1 by the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB).

Feed Saved: A Path to Breeding More Efficient Cows

Kent Weigel for Dairy Business

December 7, 2020

Feed represents the single largest expense on most dairy farms, and even small improvements can have important financial, environmental, and land use implications.

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.

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