IBBA introducing commercial cattle genomic service

The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) will introduce a new DNA test for the profiling and selection of commercial replacement heifers.

IBBA is rolling out the Igenity® Brangus profiler in partnership with Neogen GeneSeek Operations as part of a plan to diversify and grow its genomic services and enhance the tools available to producers.

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Neogen launches GGP Bovine 50K for beef seedstock

Neogen introduced the new GeneSeek® Genomic Profiler™ Bovine 50K (GGP 50K), a DNA test that uses the latest findings about gene markers to predict the genetic merit of seedstock cattle.

“Nine years after introduction of the original Illumina SNP50, a true second-generation product is now available,” said Dr. Stewart Bauck, vice president of agrigenomics at […]

New cost-effective DNA test available to beef seedstock industry

Neogen GeneSeek is introducing a new, highly affordable genomic profiling test for seedstock production.

“The new GeneSeek® Genomic Profiler™ Ultra-Low Density (GGP uLD) will provide ample power for predicting traits that beef seedstock will pass along to their progeny. Never before have seedstock producers had such an affordable and powerful genotyping tool,” said Dr. Stewart […]