NAV Evaluation

The first NAV routine evaluation for this year took place as scheduled. NAV Bull Search has been updated with with new EBV’s and GEBV’s. For the first time GEBV’s for single claw health and fertility traits were published.

NAV Beef Search is also updated with new beef x dairy breeding values.

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NAV Genomic Evaluation

The latest NAV routine genomic evaluation took place as scheduled. NAV carried out genomic prediction for Holstein, RDC and Jersey.

Genomic breeding values of bulls are updated to NAV Bull Search after each evaluation.

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Genomic breeding values for crossbred dairy cows

NAV starts to calculate genomic breeding values for crossbred dairy cows. For a start it is genotyped two- and three-way crosses between RDC, Jersey and Holstein that get genomic breeding values. Genotyped crossbred cows get genomic breeding values for almost the same traits as purebred cows.

Read more from the paper Genomic breeding values for crossbred dairy cows provide new opportunities and from NAV newsletter.

NAV Genomic Evaluation

The latest NAV routine genomic evaluation took place as scheduled. NAV carried out genomic prediction for Holstein, RDC and Jersey.

Genomic breeding values of bulls are updated to NAV Bull Search after each evaluation.

Read more from the NAV newsletter.

NAV Interbull Search has been also updated with new Interbull breeding values.

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