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Tips from genomics gurus

Fri, 03/06/2015

Elite breeders have simple advice for dairies about how to get started.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor


Genomics technology has taken the dairy breeding world by storm, giving milk producers tools to make dramatic improvement in their herds faster than ever possible.

Three early and aggressive adopters shared their results at the 12th Western Dairy Management Conference this week in Reno, Nev. Between them they may do more monthly genomic testing than any other three dairies in the U.S. They also had simple, basic tips for other producers who want to get started with the technology. Read more

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