Dairy cow spotlight: Popular and rare breeds

January 11 is National Milk Day in the United States, commemorating what many believe is the day home milk deliveries first kicked off in the country. (If one day of milk-related joy isn’t enough for you, World Milk Day happens on June 1 each year.) Before you pour yourself a celebratory glass, check out these […]

Neogen now guarantees 17-day results for dairy genomic tests

Neogen Corporation recently announced that its GeneSeek subsidiary will now guarantee results from two of its most popular dairy genomic tests within 17 days — or the testing is free.

GeneSeek’s 17-day guarantee applies to its popular Igenity-Select and Igenity-Essential dairy genomic tests. To qualify for this offer, samples must be submitted as tissue sampling […]

Infographic: The scoop on dairy

In honor of National Dairy Month, have some fun with Neogen’s new interactive infographic and see how many scoops you can add to your cone!

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal safety, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food Safety

Oyster research could lead to food safety strategies – Food Safety News Microbes battling microbes. This type of warfare is happening all around us — and even inside of us — […]

Busy bull: Bull sires an estimated 500,000 calves

Referred to as a “titan of artificial insemination” and an “industry legend,” Toystory, a 2,700-pound bull who sired an estimated 500,000 offspring in more than 50 countries, was recently laid to rest.

Toystory’s handlers were able to confirm that more than 2.4 million units of his sperm were sold and shipped to farmers around the […]