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.


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.


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.


Hot off the Press: CDCB Activity Report

CDCB

October 5, 2022

CDCB recently published its 2022 Activity Report, recapping activity from October 2021 to September 2022 – with stats, milestones, R&D updates and messages from CDCB Chair Jay Weiker and CEO João Dürr.


Lameness Project Preliminary Findings

CDCB

September 14, 2022

CDCB and University of Minnesota (UMN) College of Veterinary Medicine shared first results of a project initiated in July 2021, with the end goal to reduce dairy cow lameness through new herd management tools and a hoof health genetic evaluation.


Event Recap: Conference on Lameness in Ruminants

CDCB

September 14, 2022

Javier Burchard and Kristen Parker Gaddis presented initial project findings at the 21st International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants, in August 2022, in Bloomington, Minnesota.


Publication: Genomic Selection in U.S. Dairy Cattle

CDCB

September 9, 2022

Frontiers in Genetics published a review by George Wiggans and José Carrillo on September 9, 2022: Genomic Selection in U.S. Dairy Cattle.


August 2022 Evaluations: What’s New?

CDCB

August 9, 2022

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


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