Igenity® Essential is a streamlined offering for commercial dairy farms that need, well, the essentials. As the most economical genomic profile on the market, Igenity Essential brings the power of genomic technology to your dairy without the bottom line impact. With fifteen of the most economically impactful traits with rapid data delivery, it provides a cost-effective simple sorting tool for purebred Holstein and Jersey cattle.

Why Igenity Essential?

  • Provides producers an alternative to traditional dairy 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.