Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews João Dürr, CEO of CDCBfrom the National DHIA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Durr speaksof their launching individual health traits in April and several other upcoming activities.
Summer employment opportunities are being offered to junior, senior, or graduate students having a major in animal or dairy science to learn and use research techniques to analyze dairy cattle genetics and management data. The [Read More …]
Subject: CDCB Internship in Dairy Cattle Research OVERVIEW The work opportunity provided for dairy or animal science students will include learning and using research techniques to analyze dairy cattle genetics and management data. The work [Read More …]
Genetic results from the December sire summaries showed great development and additions to Select Sires’ high-components breeds lineups. Customer-owners will be excited to see that Select Sires’ proven and genomic young sire offerings rank very [Read More …]
Ezequiel Nicolazzi, Technical Director for the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB), reflects on 2017 and looks ahead to developments in 2018. This is the organization that produces genetic evaluations for the U.S. dairy herd. [Read More …]
Dairy producers and genetic enthusiasts are invited to “discover new dairy genetics” on Oct. 3, when the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) will introduce six new genetic evaluations for health traits. Conveniently located at [Read More …]
Starting in August 2017, dairy producers will be able to utilize U.S. genetic evaluations for gestation length when selecting sires. The new trait, gestation length for service sires, is available thanks to the efforts of Jan Wright [Read More …]
Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding Update May 22, 2017 CDCB Leadership Changes The CDCB Board of Directors is pleased to announce newly-elected directors and advisory members. These directors are designated by sector for a [Read More …]