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16 January 2014
Scientists Find Fleckvieh Bull Infertility Gene
GERMANY – A genetic mutation in Fleckvieh bloodstock is responsible for bull infertility, geneticists at the Technical University of Munich have discovered....
15 January 2014
Cargill and Branhaven License Genomics Tool
US – An agri-foods research and development company will be given special tools to get more out of cattle genetics, Cargill and Branhaven announced on Tuesday....
14 January 2014
Farmers To Receive Help With Dairy Herd Genetics
UK - Independently choosing the genetic path to maximise your own herd is to be discussed at a DairyCo open meeting in Whitland on 28 January. ...
Fewest Calves Registered For a Decade in 2013
UK - Beef-sired calf number came in at the lowest in a decade last year, according to the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC)....
10 January 2014
Cow Fertility Could be Blamed on Breeding For Milk Yield
DENMARK – Breeding for higher milk yield could dramatically reduce fertility due to embryonic death, European researchers have discovered....
03 January 2014
DairyNZ, NZAEL Support Approach to Minimise Impact of Fertility1
NEW ZEALAND - DairyNZ and subsidiary company New Zealand Animal Evaluation Ltd (NZAEL) is encouraging breeding companies to work together to minimise the impact of the Fertility1 genetic variation recently identified by LIC....
Body Condition Scoring Made Easy with New App
AUSTRALIA - Dairy Australia has released a new smart phone app to help body condition score cows more effectively. ...
24 December 2013
Cloning Ban 'Would Be No Loss'
GERMANY – If the European Commission banned cloning, there would be no adverse impact to cattle farming, says the German Farmers Association (DBV)....
19 December 2013
Eurogroup Welcomes Commission's Proposals on Ban of Cloning
EU - The Commission has adopted two proposals on the cloning of animals kept and reproduced for farming purposes and on the placing on the market of food from animal clones. ...
16 December 2013
New Zealand Cows Lift to 6.6 Million
NEW ZEALAND – The number of dairy cattle in New Zealand has increased to reach 6.6 million, continuing a steady annual rise since 2006....
09 December 2013
Costa Rica Agrees to Semen and Embryo Imports
BRAZIL – Brazil has received the official go ahead to export bovine semen and embryos from the Department of Animal Health in Cost Rica....
Viet Nam Processor To Buy 10,000 Canadian Cattle
VIET NAM – An order of 10,000 Canadian dairy cattle has been confirmed by Viet Nam’s largest dairy plant operator, TH Milk....
06 December 2013
German Guarani Tops Bull Profit Lifetime Index Again
GLOBAL - December’s Holstein bull indices see Guarini retain number one position for profitable lifetime index (PLI)....
Genetics Now Next Step for Dairy Bull Calves
UK - More male dairy calves are incorporated into the beef supply chain than in 2006, benefiting welfare, farm profits and industry sustainability, although the story is far from over....
25 November 2013
Holstein Bull Unrivalled for Milk Yield and Fat Combination
GLOBAL – Holstein bulls have a new exceptional performer, with unique scores for milk yield and fat content....
14 November 2013
Chinese Were First Cattlemen, Jaw Bone Study Reveals
CHINA – Humans have been farming cattle longer than previously thought, a study of cattle bones in north eastern China has revealed....
13 November 2013
Vital Genetics Recognised by Development Plan
AFRICA - Development of Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR) is a priority for African countries where livestock production constitutes a very important component of the agricultural economy and contributes up to 30 per cent to agricultural Gross Domestic...
12 November 2013
Farmers, Livestock Breeders, Fishermen Must Be More Innovative, Says PM
MALAYSIA - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen to be more innovative and progressive to boost income and their standard of living....
28 October 2013
Progress on Conserving Farm Animal Genetic Resources
GLOBAL - The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has released a short video in which two animal genetics experts discuss the progress being made to conserve farm animal genetic resources for the future....
25 October 2013
Argentina Reports Record Growth in Pig, Poultry and Dairy Production
ARGENTINA - In the last ten years, poultry, pig and dairy production grew 170 per cent, 109 per cent and 43 per cent respectively. The per capita consumption of the three food sectors grew to 5 to 9.2 per cent per year, respectively, between 2003 and...
24 October 2013
Hungarian Cattle Numbers on the Rise
HUNGARY - According to the census on 1 June, Hungary's cattle herd continues to increase while the pig numbers are in long-term decline. Overall, poultry numbers follow a seasonal pattern but there were 30 per cent fewer turkeys that 12 months previously....
15 October 2013
Learn About Genomics at Dairy Discovery Day
AUSTRALIA - Dairy farmers and industry people who are interested in learning more about breeding cows in the genomics era are invited to an Australian Breeding Value (ABV) Discovery Day to be held in Melbourne on 30 October 2013....
02 October 2013
Age of Dam Affects Maternal Antibodies in Calf
US – Researchers have data suggesting the age of dam effects calf immunity and response to vaccination....
27 September 2013
What Effect Can Better Cattle Tracking Systems Have?
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Improving traceability can have a positive knock on effect on animal health and food safety, says the Department of Agriculture....
26 September 2013
Genetics Research Initiative to Improve Genetic Understanding in Beef-sired Dairy Calves
NEW ZEALAND – Beef and Lamb New Zealand is investigating the effect of improving beef genetics in the red meat supply chain....
23 September 2013
Skills Push to Hit Cattle Sector in Dominican Republic
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – A skills push is hitting the dairy and beef sectors in a bid to introduce producers and technicians to new ways of improving the industry....
20 September 2013
SPACE 2013 Beats Records
FRANCE - The 27th SPACE held from 10 to 13 September 2013 in Rennes beat all attendance records for the number of visitors, in particular foreign visitors, number of exhibitors, size of the exhibition area and number of new products presented....
03 September 2013
Breeding Companies Unite
UK - One of the UK’s leading cattle genetics companies, Cogent is integrating its sister companies, Dairy Daughters and World Wide Sires UK into a single business....
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