How and when to collect DNA samples to produce the best genomic test results

As the use of genomics has entered mainstream dairy production, lots of attention has been focused on the science, technology, predictability and economics of genomic testing.

But all the benefits the latest advancements in high-tech dairy genomics have to offer to dairymen rely entirely on a critical, and decidedly low-tech, first step: the collection of […]

New beef genomics program launched in Ireland

The Minister for Agriculture recently launched a new Beef Data and Genomics Program in Ireland which he says will deliver accelerated genetic improvement in the national herd, and improve its environmental and economic sustainability.

According to a recent article, Minister Coveney said improving the genetics of the national herd will enhance its carbon efficiency, and […]