How genomic testing of heifers can improve profitability

Farmers Weekly

Genomic testing replacement heifers has a cost benefit of £19.39 a heifer, according to a three-year study involving nine Welsh dairy farms. The project compared the difference between estimated breeding values based on parent averages – a composite of a heifer’s family pedigree – and genomic predicted transmitting ability (PTA). Genomic PTA provides information early […]

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