Individual tissue sample units is provided for testing each calf.Individual tissue sample units is provided for testing each calf.
Genomically testing cows could be a justifiable spending decision even at the current low milk price in order to save long-term costs and secure herd performance. The Allwood family have taken such an approach in their commercial herd of Holsteins. In August they genomically tested 96 of their heifer calves as a means of selecting the best replacements as part of their ongoing herd expansion. Lotty Allwood explains that the plan is to put the poorest animals to beef, which […]