Genetic news and research updates are published in dairy media and the monthly CDCB Connection.
CDCB hosts online and in-person events for U.S. producers, industry representatives and researchers.
CDCB and USDA AGIL scientists frequently present at U.S. and global venues.
Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Dairy producers and genetic enthusiasts are invited to join the CDCB Industry Meeting, returning to the World Dairy Expo.
Read the latest news on CDCB genetic evaluations, research, and highlights.
In addition to the Brown Swiss health traits, CDCB implemented three other changes in the August 9, 2022, triannual evaluations.
Since 2016, CDCB has offered summer internships to junior, senior, or graduate students with a major in animal or dairy science, supporting the development of future genetic leaders.
The impact of genetic selection on dairy sustainability was explored with producers, dairy buyers, geneticists and 150+ genetic enthusiasts during the 8th annual CDCB Industry Meeting on October 5, 2022, in Madison, Wisconsin.
CDCB appreciates the media who share genetic news with the dairy community.
How precisely do genetics impact sustainability – both now and into the future?
The U.S. dairy community has rallied around a public commitment to achieve carbon neutrality, optimize water usage, and improve water quality by 2050 — supporting global sustainability initiatives and customer expectations.
The genomic selection program for dairy cattle in the United States has doubled the rate of genetic gain.
The official August genetic proofs are officially available.
Cost-effective milking plans have been adapted to supplement the standard supervised twice-daily monthly testing scheme since the 1960s.
Genetic evaluations to strengthen resistance to six health disorders are available for Brown Swiss animals beginning August 9, 2022.
Beginning August 9, 2022, Brown Swiss animals will receive CDCB evaluations for disease resistance for six traits: milk fever (MFEV), displaced abomasum (DA), ketosis (KETO), mastitis (MAST), metritis (METR) and retained placenta (RETP).
Milk, fat and protein yields are the primary drivers of dairy farm revenues.