Genomics in the dairy industry

Published 31 October 18

Genomics factsheet

Genomic evaluation is the process of producing estimates of genetic merit based on an animal’s DNA information.  They are available for the following breeds in the UK:

● Holstein

● Friesian

● Guernsey

● Ayrshire

● Jersey

This document  explains the process of genomic testing and evaluations and the benefits genomics can have in your herd. It can be downloaded from: ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/genomics-in-the-dairy-industry