TransitionRight: Breeding Healthier Cows

01-08-2017
Selection emphasis on fitness traits over the last 15 years has arrested the declining genetic merit for health in the dairy cow that had developed as an unwanted side-effect of many years of intensive selection for production. While progress in breeding a healthier cow has been slow, we now have some proprietary indexes to help select for improved health. Here we highlight the TransitionRight program from ABS.

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