Igenity Select 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 Select?

  • Streamlined genomic profile
  • Excellent decision-making tool for the commercial dairy
  • Provides highly reliable results for cost-conscious producers
  • Powered by a low-density chip with custom content
  • Supported by the CDCB to give accurate results

Breeds supported: Holstein, Jersey and Brown Swiss. All breeds must be at least 87% purebred.

Submission information: All information required by the CDCB evaluation must be submitted with each sample. Turnaround time for this profile is approximately 3-4 weeks.

Profile Detail: Results from Igenity Select include over 50 traits received from the CDCB evaluation and includes content for coat color, milk components and genetic conditions.

Igenity Select includes the following traits plus additional add-on content

Yield Traits

  • Fat (%)
  • Protein (%)
  • Cheese merit
  • Fluid merit
  • Grazing merit

Key Traits

  • Parentage verification
  • Net merit
  • Milk yield
  • Fat (lbs.)
  • Protein (lbs.)
  • Somatic cell score
  • Productive life (months)
  • Daughter pregnancy rate
  • Daughter calving ease*
  • Igenity® performance index (IPI)
  • Final score (PTAT)
  • Genomic future inbreeding

Type Traits

  • Feet/legs composite*
  • Udder composite*
  • Stature
  • Strength
  • Body depth*
  • Dairy form
  • Rump angle
  • Thurl width
  • Rear legs side view
  • Rear legs rear view*
  • Foot angle
  • Feet and leg score*
  • Fore udder attachment
  • Rear udder height
  • Rear udder width
  • Udder cleft
  • Udder depth
  • Front teat placement
  • Rear teat placement*
  • Teat length

Fertility Traits

  • Sire calving ease*
  • Heifer conception rate
  • Cow conception rate
  • Daughter stillbirth*
  • Sire stillbirth*
  • Gestation length
  • Haplotype status

Health Traits

  • Cow livability
  • Hypocalcemia (Milk fever)*
  • Displaced abomasum*
  • Ketosis*
  • Mastitis*
  • Metritis*
  • Retained placenta*

Genetic Conditions

  • Coat color (including black/red)*
  • Dominant red coat color*
  • Haplotype polled
  • Haplotype brachyspina*
  • Haplotype CVM*
  • Haplotype HCD*
  • BLAD*
  • DUMPS*
  • Haplotype mulefoot*
  • SMA
  • SDM
  • Weaver

Additional Dairy Add-ons

 

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

Please check with your local representative for availability of these products within your region.