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Genetics Wednesday, 03 December 2014

G-Stars & FutureStars for maximum progress

Be of good cheer - this holiday proof round brings 16 new G-Star sires and 12 new FutureStars to our ever-improving genomic-proven lists.



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Genetics Tuesday, 02 December 2014

The genetic base is updated

In conjunction with December 2014 proofs, the genetic base is also updated for every breed. In the US, the genetic base is adjusted about once every five years to ensure a sire’s proof is always compared to the most accurate and relevant reference population.

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Genetics Tuesday, 02 December 2014

Big genetic changes accompany new daughter proofs

A genetic base change, as well as TPI and NM$ index adjustments combine with December 2014 proofs.

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G-Stars & FutureStars for maximum progress

Be of good cheer - this holiday proof round brings 16 new G-Star sires and 12 new FutureStars to our ever-improving genomic-proven lists.

Read more

The genetic base is updated

In conjunction with December 2014 proofs, the genetic base is also updated for every breed. In the US, the genetic base is adjusted about once every five years to ensure a sire’s proof is always compared to the most accurate and relevant reference population.

Read more

Big genetic changes accompany new daughter proofs

A genetic base change, as well as TPI and NM$ index adjustments combine with December 2014 proofs.

Read more

Genetic changes for the Jersey breed

The December 2015 sire summary is packed full of updates and changes for the Jersey breed, which will result in some minor sire re-ranking. Any major rank changes, however, will be the result of performance or genomic proof changes – not these updates.

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Jersey Genomic Proof stability

Jersey genomics have been a part of our vocabulary for over four years. For many Jersey breeders, genomics have found their way as an integral part of the breeding program.

Yet, we still hear comments, questions and hesitations about how genomic proofs compare to actual performance once daughters are milking.

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