Improvement of dairy herd genetics can affect herd health, longevity, reproductive traits, and many other vital aspects of dairy cattle production. It can also lead to increased milk production, milk quality, and overall animal performance. Efficient sire selection is the primary avenue for an immediate impact on genetics in a dairy cattle operation.
Mike Schutz is the leader of the Genetics subject area. If you have submissions or comments, you can contact him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.