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

CDCB Invests in Interns as Next Gen Scientists


June 6, 2024

For the eighth year, CDCB is providing internships for the next generation of animal scientists. Welcome Agustin Chasco, Gabriella Dodd and Gaurav Dutta, who will conduct research with scientists from CDCB and USDA AGIL during the summer of 2024.

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.

Intern Report: Investigation into Johne’s Disease

November 3, 2022

During the summer of 2022 at CDCB, I conducted a project to investigate the incidence of Johne’s disease in U.S. dairy cattle.

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.

More Breeds Need Genetic Evaluations for Stillbirth

H Duane Norman

January 6, 2022

Determining the effectiveness of genetic evaluations for stillbirth in additional U.S. dairy breeds was the research focus for CDCB intern, Anil Sigdel, in summer 2021.

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