National Genetic Evaluations

U.S. dairy genetic evaluations are developed through cooperation among diverse stakeholders, from collection of on-farm data to delivery of quality results.

U.S. Genetic Statistics

52

traits calculated by CDCB

2009

year genomic evaluations available in U.S.

5M

genotypes in CDCB national cooperator database

90%

of genotyped animals are female

Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding

National dairy genetic evaluations and data services delivered by CDCB

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How to Request a Genetic Evaluation

Step-by-step guide to obtain U.S. genetic evaluations for a dairy animal

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Genomic Selection

Genotyping and genomic predictions innovated in U.S.

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Net Merit Indices

National genetic index for total merit: production, conformation, health and longevity

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Individual Traits

More than 50 specific traits measured by CDCB and partner organizations

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U.S. Milestones

Evolution of U.S. genetics and animal performance recording over a century

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