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April 2018: Changes to Evaluation System

Jay Megonigal and H Duane Norman and Kristen Parker Gaddis and Paul VanRaden

April 1, 2018

Official genetic and genomic evaluations for resistance to six health events in Holsteins (Hypocalcemia, Displaced abomasum, Ketosis, Mastitis, Metritis, Retained placenta) will be first published in April 2018. These traits are six of the most common and costly health events impacting dairy herds.

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