Industry References

University Publications

Evaluation of Inbreeding Depression in Holstein Cattle Using Whole-Genome SNP Markers and Alternative Measures of Genomic Inbreeding, Bjellan, Weigel

The Effects of Genomic Inbreeding on Production, Reproduction, and Conformation Traits in U.S. Holstein Cows, Bjellan, Weigel


Random Use of Holstein Semen on Holstein Females is Becoming Risky
By: Les Hansen, dairy genetics specialist, University of Minnesota, Dairy Herd Management

StrataGEN in Practice at Ponderosa Dairy
By: Danielle Brown, Spring 2014 Selections

Options Exist to Control Inbreeding
By: Chad Dechow, associate professor of dairy cattle genetics, Penn State University, Hoard's Dairyman

Breeding Program Slows the Rate of Inbreeding
By: Jim Dickrell, Dairy Today Editor

New Program Aims to Reduce Inbreeding Among Herds
By: Dario Martinez, Progressive Dairyman Editor