Increasing the reliability of management decisions impacting your farm’s profitability

WHY GENOMIC TEST?

To translate the genetics of an animal into an accurate performance prediction.

To increase reliability at a young age compared to parent averages leading to more accurate decisions and fewer costly mistakes!

To confirm or discover parentage!

To learn more about your herd’s recessive traits.

To get accurate predictions, even for traits that are less heritable, like health and fertility traits.

To get more precise information to enhance your genetic gain by selecting the best mating choices for your breeding animals.

Not Genotyped *Rel. : Reliability
VS
Genotyped
  

GENOMIC TESTING OPTIONS

$33 - High Density Standard Panel

Complete Canadian genomic evaluation with parentage verification.


Test once, and get up to date genetic evaluations for your animal’s lifetime.

Bundle and Save!
$40 combined Registration and Genomics

The most cost effective way to register and genomic test your calves before 3 months of age.


Applies to members submitting electronic registrations for non-ET Holstein Female calves at 50% or higher purity, outside of other enrolment programs.

New to genomic testing?

Contact us about special pricing on your first submission!

1-855-756-8300 | Genomics@Holstein.ca | WWW.HOLSTEIN.CA

Genomic testing is a cost effective tool that provides accurate information for better breeding and culling decisions and quicker genetic progress.

It also has an important role to confirm and discover parentage for the national Herdbook.


ZOETIS CLARIFIDE® at Holstein Canada

automatically includes*:

Beta Casein (A2A2), Kappa Casein (BB)

Alpha S-1 Casein, Beta Lactoglobulin

Recessive and Variant Red Coat Colour

Holstein Cholesterol Deficiency (HCD)

BLAD, DUMPS, Citrullinemia, Chondrodysplasia

*Tests available for Holstein animals. For other breeds, please contact Holstein Canada.

Additional test fees:

USA Evaluation (TPI)

$12

Polled

$35

CVM

$35

Brachyspina

$55

Beta Casein (A2A2)

$15

Standalone*

*(no genetic evaluation)