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Results from April 2021 evaluation run for dairy breeds published

Because of the Easter holidays the new breeding values were published this time on Wednesday April 7th. Besides the annual shift of base there are more changes. Most important traits and relative weights within RZG were modified. ...


Revised total merit index RZG in April 2021

With the April 2021 publication the total merit index RZG for Holstein will undergo major changes. Compared to version official since 2008 the list of included traits is expanded by direct health traits and young stock survival. Furthermore, the weighting within the subindices is modified. Learn more about the new weighting and the impact on bulls here.


Genetic evaluation results December 2020 published

On tuesday December 1st results from the current dairy breeds evaluation for AI bulls were published.


Efficient dairy data exchange the focus of a new international network

The largest international dairy data partnership, bringing together milk recording organizations and national databases across thirteen countries representing approximately 200,000 dairy herds, 20 million dairy cows in total and 13 million milk recorded dairy cows, was launched in November 2020. The International Dairy Data Exchange (iDDEN) is aimed at streamlining data exchange between dairy herds, milk recording organizations and dairy equipment manufacturers as well as other dairy related organizations.


News genetic evaluation August 2020

With the August 2020 an additional Total Merit Index is published evaluation for Holstein and Red Holstein, the RZ€ (pronounce RZ Euro).


The new total merit index RZ€ - focus on economy of dairy production

With the publication of breeding values for dairy breeds on August 11th 2020 a new totoal merit index - additional to the RZG - will be published.


Results from evaluation run April 2020 for dairy breeds published

Like scheduled the new breeding values were published 2020 April 7st. Besides the annual shift of base there are more changes with systematic impact on the breeding values. Details can be found ...


Results from evaluation run August for dairy breeds published

On Tuesday August 13th results from the August evaluation run for dairy breeds were published. For the first time breeding values for young stock survival, the RZKälberfit (RZcalfhealth), were published. More information on RZKälberfit is found here. Toplists for females on behalf of BRS will be published Thursday 15th.


Many news from April evaluations for dairy breeds

On Tuesday August 13th 2019 results from the August evaluation run for dairy breeds were published. For the first time breeding values for young stock survival, the RZKälberfit (RZcalfhealth), were published. More information on RZKälberfit is found here. Toplists for females on behalf of BRS will be published Thursday 15th.


Results from evaluation run December for dairy breeds published

On Tuesday December 3rd results from the December evaluation run for dairy breeds were published. Toplists for females on behalf of BRS were published Wednesday 4th.


Genetic evaluation results December 2018 published

On Tuesday August 8th results from the August evaluation for dairy cattle were published.


Genetic evaluation results August 2018 published

On Tuesday August 8th results from the August evaluation for dairy cattle were published.


Genetic evaluation results April 2018 published

Wegen der Osterfeiertage ausnahmsweise erst am Mittwoch, den 4.4.2018, wurden die Ergebnisse der Zuchtwertschätzung Milchrinder April 2018 veröffentlicht.


vit now ICAR certified for parentage verification

Als erste Organisation weltweit überhaupt ist vit seit dem 16. Januar 2018 von ICAR zertifizierte Stelle für die Abstammungsüberprüfung auf Basis von SNP-Typisierungen.


Genetic evaluation results

Am 1. Dezember wurden die Ergebnisse der Zuchtwertschätzung planmäßig veröffentlicht.Alle Bullen-Zuchtwerte (Toplisten national und international, Bullendatenbank national und international) finden Sie hier. Toplisten für...