News

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

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

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October 13, 2022

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


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.


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.


AJCC Research Foundation: 2023 Proposal Requests

CDCB

September 14, 2022

Proposal requests are due December 1 for 2023 funding from the AJCC Research Foundation.


Event Recap: Conference on Lameness in Ruminants

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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.


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