Learn about Holstein association activities, programs and services
The average annual milk production for U.S. Holstein cows is well-documented by NDHIA through milk recording.
Because Holsteins are more populous than other breeds, it is easier to identify genetic conditions in the Holstein breed. There is a range of genetic conditions and six lethal haplotypes that have been identified in Holstein.
Holstein Association USA offers a wide array of genomic testing options.
Holstein Association USA developed a genetic selection index that is well-known worldwide: TPITM, or Total Performance IndexTM. These traits are part of the TPI calculation: