Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) has posted the 2018 genetic evaluation schedule

Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) has posted the 2018 genetic evaluation schedule

2018 Service Calendar

January 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

Dec. 18, 2017 – Genotype data due
Dec. 22, 2017 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Jan. 2, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

January 2018 interim summaries for progeny-test bulls

Jan. 5, 2018 – Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), and AI-update (format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight EDT] Jan. 9, 2018 – Evaluation release [target date: format 38 XML and Excel (.xls) data files available for downloading]

February 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

Jan. 22, 2018 – Genotype data due
Jan. 26, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Feb. 6, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

March 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

Feb. 19, 2018 – Genotype data due
Feb. 23, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Mar. 6, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30 am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

April 2018 official evaluations

Feb. 23, 2018 – Calving ease data (format CES) [midnight EDT]

Mar. 2, 2018 – Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), reproductive-event (format 5), bull-owner (format 2), and AI-update (format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight EDT]

– Type data (format 7) for breeds other than Holstein due at CDCB Mar. 13, 2018 – Bull evaluations sent to Interbull

– Type evaluations for breeds other than Holstein available for downloading to respective breed associations
Mar. 30, 2018 – CDCB official evaluation files (formats 38 and 105) and herd-owner ID file (format 2) available for downloading [target: 1 pm

EDT]

Apr. 3, 2018 – Evaluation release [password: 7 am EDT; web queries: shortly after password release] Apr. 5, 2018 – Active AI, foreign, and sorted lists and updated bull status codes posted [target: 1pm EDT]

April 2018 genomic evaluations

Mar. 12, 2018 – Genotype data due
Mar. 16, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Apr. 3, 2018 – Evaluation release (7:00am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

May 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

Apr. 16, 2018 – Genotype data due
Apr. 20, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
May 1, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

May 2018 interim summaries for progeny-test bulls

May 11, 2018 – Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), and AI-update (format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight EDT] May 15, 2018 – Evaluation release [target date: format 38 XML and Excel (.xls) data files available for downloading]

June 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

May 21, 2018 – Genotype data due
May 25, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
June 5, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

July 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

June 18, 2018 – Genotype data due
June 22, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
July 3, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

August 2018 official evaluations

June 29, 2018 – Calving ease data (format CES) [midnight EDT]

July 6, 2018 – Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), reproductive-event (format 5), bull-owner (format 2), and AI-update (format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight EDT]

– Type data (format 7) for breeds other than Holstein due

July 17, 2018 – Bull evaluations sent to Interbull
– Type evaluations for breeds other than Holstein available for downloading to respective breed associations

Aug. 3, 2018 – CDCB official evaluation files (formats 38 and 105) and herd-owner ID file (format 2) available for downloading [target: 1 pm EDT] Aug. 7, 2018 – Evaluation release [password: 7am EDT; web queries: shortly after password release]
Aug. 9, 2018 – Active AI, foreign, and sorted lists and updated bull status codes posted [target: 1 pm EDT]

August 2018 genomic evaluations

July 16, 2018 – Genotype data due
July 20, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Aug. 7, 2018 – Evaluation release (7:00am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

September 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

Aug. 20, 2018 – Genotype data due
Aug. 24, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Sept. 4, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

September 2018 interim summaries for progeny-test bulls

Sept. 7, 2018 – Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), and AI-update (format 395) data due [midnight EDT] Sept. 11, 2018 – Evaluation release [target date: format 38 XML and Excel (.xls) data files available for downloading]

October 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

Sept. 17, 2018 – Genotype data due
Sept. 21, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Oct. 2, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

November 2018 genomic evaluations (animals not previously evaluated)

Oct. 22, 2018 – Genotype data due
Oct. 26, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due
Nov. 6, 2018 – Evaluation release (8:30am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]

December 2018 official evaluations

Oct. 26, 2018 – Calving ease data (format CES) [midnight EDT]
Nov. 2, 2018 – Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), reproductive-event (format 5), bull-owner (format 2), and AI-update

(format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight EDT]
– Type data (format 7) for breeds other than Holstein due

Nov. 13, 2018 – Bull evaluations sent to Interbull
– Type evaluations for breeds other than Holstein available for downloading to respective breed associations

Nov. 30, 2018 – CDCB official evaluation files (formats 38 and 105) and herd-owner ID file (format 2) available for downloading [target: 1 pm EDT]

Dec. 4, 2018 – Evaluation release [password: 7am EDT; web queries: shortly after password release] Dec. 6, 2018 – Active AI, foreign, and sorted lists and updated bull status codes posted [target: 1 pm EDT]

December 2018 genomic evaluations

Nov. 12, 2018 – Genotype data due
Nov. 16, 2018 – Corrections to genotypes previously submitted due

Dec. 4, 2018 – Evaluation release (7:00am ET) [XML and Excel files distributed]