Igenity-Essential is a streamlined genomic profile that is an excellent decision making tool for the commercial dairy. It provides highly reliable results at a significant value for cost-conscious producers and is powered by a low-density chip with custom content. In addition, it is supported by the CDCB to give accurate results.

Why Igenity-Essential?

  • Provides producers an alternative to traditional USDA evaluations
  • Provides the key traits essential for replacement heifer selection
  • Powered by low-density chip with custom content

Breeds supported: Holstein and Jersey.

Submission information: Animal ID and breed are required information for each sample submitted. If parentage is desired, please submit NAAB codes for suggested sires. Turnaround time for this profile is approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

Profile Detail: Igenity-Essential provides 15 key traits important to dairy production.


* Traits available for Holstein animals, but may not be available for all breeds.


Product Information

  • Igenity-Essential Tech Sheet
  • Igenity Dairy Heifer Program Brochure
  • Product Comparison

  • For more information about Igenity-Essential contact Neogen® at 1-877-IGENITY, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact your local Neogen or Merck Animal Health representative.