News

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

What’s New? December 2022 CDCB Genetic Evaluations

Ezequiel Nicolazzi and Paul VanRaden

November 1, 2022

In addition to the Brown Swiss health traits, CDCB implemented three other changes in the August 9, 2022, triannual evaluations.


Internship Applications Due February 28, 2023

CDCB

October 24, 2022

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.


2022 CDCB Meeting: Genetics Are Key to Dairy Sustainability

CDCB

October 13, 2022

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.


Milking Speed Producer Survey

CDCB

October 13, 2022

U.S. dairy producers, please complete a short (5-minute) survey by December 1 to support the goal to develop U.S. genomic evaluations for milking speed.


In the News: October 2022

CDCB

October 13, 2022

CDCB team members have actively participated in industry events, describing newer CDCB traits and R&D projects.


NAAB Honors A.I. Leaders during 76th Annual Meeting

CDCB

October 13, 2022

The 76th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) was held October 3, 2022, in Madison, Wisconsin, with 75 attendees honoring the 2020 and 2021 Peer Award recipients.


Publication: Feeding Behavior Traits Associated with Feed Efficiency

CDCB

October 13, 2022

The September 2022 Journal of Dairy Science published a paper by researchers from CDCB, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Michigan State University, examining feeding behavior as an indicator trait for feed efficiency.


Connecting with Jay Weiker

Jay Weiker

October 13, 2022

Jay Weiker, Chair of the CDCB Board of Directors, shares the CDCB progress and priorities of the past year in the newly-published 2022 Activity Report.


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