Neogen partners with IGS to enhance Igenity® Beef Profile

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with International Genetic Solutions (IGS). The effort is focused on heightening genomic impact in the IGS platform, the only major multibreed beef genetic evaluation available, and at the same time greatly enhancing the research and development necessary to continue to improve Neogen’s […]

Neogen launches upgraded Igenity® Beef Profile

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 14, 2018 — Commercial beef producers will get more traits and selection index tools in the upgraded Igenity® Beef profile.

The Igenity Beef Profile will offer 16 traits for $29, replacing Neogen’s 13-trait Igenity Gold ($40) and 6-trait Igenity Silver ($25) tests. The upgrade includes new predictions for weaning weight, yearling weight […]

Santa Gertrudis Breeders International and Neogen launch new heifer DNA test

Commercial cattle producers using Santa Gertrudis genetics have a new DNA test to help them select their best replacement heifers with the launch of Igenity® Santa Gertrudis.

The new DNA test was built for the breed by Santa Gertrudis Breeders International (SGBI) and Neogen.

“We are very pleased to bring Igenity Santa Gertrudis to the […]

Neogen simplifies dairy trait and genetic condition testing packages

Neogen has launched a simplified and cost-effective method of ordering testing for multiple dairy genetic traits — all from a single sample.

Neogen’s new Igenity® dairy genomic services combine tests for related traits into one testing solution, including packages for milk protein variants, breeding stock traits, and deleterious genetic conditions. These new packages allow dairy […]

Neogen dairy heifer test honored

One of Neogen’s innovative genomic tests recently received some great recognition.

The Igenity Dairy Heifer Program was one of 10 honorees for Dairy Herd Management’s Innovation Awards, which were announced Oct. 1 at the World Dairy Expo. The winners were chosen from 47 entries and were picked by a group of dairy farmers, agribusiness representatives […]

GeneSeek teams up with the North American Limousin Foundation

New partnerships are a wonderful thing.

Neogen’s genomics subsidiary, GeneSeek®, has partnered with the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) to provide genomic testing services and an exclusive product, the new Igenity®-enabled Limousin Genomic Profiler.

GeneSeek specializes in SNP profiling, marker-assisted selection, disease diagnostics and identity management for agricultural and veterinary applications. Neogen, GeneSeek’s parent company, […]