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

Seeking 2024 CDCB Intern Candidates


November 17, 2023

In summer 2024, CDCB will again offer internships to dairy or animal science students during their junior, senior, or graduate study program.

Intern Report: Termination Code Frequencies


December 9, 2022

During the CDCB internship in summer 2022, I analyzed the termination codes (the reason why cattle left the herd) and made connections to common health traits as to why they left the herd.

New Research Published on Residual Feed Intake


November 1, 2022

Research by collaborators from five universities, CDCB and USDA AGIL was published in the November 1, 2022, Frontiers in Genetics: Impact of epistasis effects on the accuracy of predicting phenotypic values of residual feed intake in U.S. Holstein cows.

Internship Applications Due March 31, 2023


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.

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


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.

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.

Hot off the Press: CDCB Activity Report


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.

CDCB Board Meeting: August Recap


September 14, 2022

The CDCB Board of Directors took several actions during their meeting August 23-24, 2022, in Madison, Wis.

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