Publications

Since our priority is to keep you updated on topics that are important to you, we have gathered here numerous publications on the dairy production sector that you will find useful.

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Media

2021/06/03 – Tools and Resources for Better Herd Management

Business & Economics

Annual Reports

Robotic Milking

Benchmarks 2020 by Milking Systems

Genetics

Genetic Selection for Fat Production to Meet Market Needs

PROFILab analysis

Portrait of Ferme Yves R. Couture: The Chop that Can Make All the…

Forage

A tool to help you decide when to mow your forages!

Forage

Update on the Use of Silage Inoculants

Forage

Strategies to improve winter survival of legumes

Media

2021/05/10 – The Votes Are In!

Genetics

Improving On-Farm Performance: Management vs Genetics?

Milk Production & Quality

Top 1% herds: What sets them apart from the rest?

Milk Production & Quality

A Cow’s Circadian Rhythm

Business & Economics

Characteristics of High Performing Herds – DairyComp 305

Dairy Research Blog

Are some cows genetically susceptible to Johne’s Disease?

Genetics

Heritability Estimates Used for Genetic Evaluation in Canada

Media

2021/03/23 – Engaging with Dairy Producers for a Thriving Future

Herd Health

Sub-clinical Ketosis Screening

Genetics

Is your feed going to waste?

Genetics

Major Type Traits Move to Composite Indexes

Genetics

Introducing Feed Efficiency

Business & Economics

Artificial intelligence: Fact or fiction?

Business & Economics

Producing cost-effective milk in 2021

Dairy Research Blog

Innovative research to advance genetic and genomic improvements in…

Media

2021/02/09 – 2020 Top Canadian Managed Herds

Heifer Raising

Growth Chart by Breed

Genetics

What’s New with April 2021 Genetic Evaluations

Robotic Milking

Are peaks and persistency different for cows in robotic milking?

Feeding

Feed prices are soaring: Now what do we do?

Business & Economics

Planning: a key factor in dairy production!

PROFILab analysis

PROFILab: a cost-effective tool for robotic farms

PROFILab analysis

PROFILab: factsheets with benchmarks

Heifer Raising

Milk Feeding plan

Heifer Raising

The importance of your breeding program on profitability

Media

2021/01/18 – Lactanet recognizes impactful work and sets the…

Genetics

Genetic Herd Inventory Report

Tendances de cosanguinité au Canada
Genetics

August 2020: Inbreeding Update

Genetics

Interpreting Sire Proofs for Linear Type Traits

Milk Analysis

12 Steps For Representative Sample

Feed Margin

Per Cow, Per Hectolitre, or Per kg Milk Fat: Which is the best indicator…

Milk Analysis

How does a BactoScan™ work?

Robotic Milking

Concentrates at the Robot: Two is good, but three is better!

Milk Recording

Are we aware of the power of data and digital technology?

Milk Production & Quality

Tips from the pros to ensure milk quality

Forage

Calculating your forage yield is not that complicated

Feed Margin

You can produce more for less!

Goats & Sheeps

The Key Factors to Consider when Feeding Goats

Genetics

Modified Requirements for Official Information Due to Covid-19

Genetics

New Genetic Evaluations Coming in December 2020

Herd Health

Lameness is always a hot topic!

Media

2020/11/02 – Efficient dairy data exchange the focus of a new…

Milk Recording

Your data is trying to tell you something… are you listening?

Milk Recording

Three factors that contribute to the accuracy of milk recording data

Media

2020/09/17 – Appointment of DairyTrace Program Manager

Forage

The 2020 Harvest Season in Quebec: rations to be rich in corn silage?

Feed Margin

Mastering my feed costs

Robotic Milking

One Year After Start-Up (Part 2): Why were the results so variable?

Media

2020/09/15 – Alberta Milk and Lactanet announce closer industry…

Genetics

Six Tips for Choosing Which Heifers to Raise

Feeding

Eight strategies to increase your forage supplies – in the…

Forage

Seven ways to reduce the need for fodder – in the barn

Feeding

Is there a winning recipe for maximizing the profitability of a dairy…

Business & Economics

Is there a sure-fire strategy for maximizing the profitability of…

Genetics

Average Gain in LPI Reliability Due to Genomics

Robotic Milking

How has production evolved one year after start-up?

Forage

Dairy cows on pasture: myths versus facts

Dry Off & Transition

Checklist for Limiting the Negative Effects of a Long Dry Period

Forage

Forage Yield vs. Quality: the Eternal Dilemma!

Genetics

A.I. Market Share Update

Genetics

Annual Pro$ Update – April 2020 –

Genetics

Publishable Lactations and Official Genetic Indexes During COVID-19…

Business & Economics

FIATE: for reliable foreign workers

Genetics

Lifetime Performance Index (LPI) Formula

Genetics

Base Change Summary

PROFILab analysis

10 Steps to Using PROFILab Effectively

PROFILab analysis

PROFILab Training

Milk Analysis

PROFILab report – Milk Fatty Acid Profile

PROFILab analysis

PROFILab: Fact Sheet and Potential Solutions

Herd Health

Udder Health Report – Dry Off & Fresh Monitoring

Comfort & Welfare

ABC’s of footbathing!

Business & Economics

Do you hire Spanish-speaking workers on your farm? Call Omar!

Forage

Milking robots and pastures: more compatible than we think!

Genetics

Genomic Evaluations Without Published DGV

Media

2019/11/14 – Holstein Canada and Lactanet Announce Compass

Organic Dairy Production

Dairy cattle out in the pastures at McGill University!

Genetics

10 Years of Genomic Selection: What’s Next?

Organic Dairy Production

Quality organic milk

Media

2019/08/06 – 2019 Dairy Cattle Improvement Industry Distinction…

Genetics

When Do Your Cows Pay Back Their Debt?

Genetics

Use of Beef Sire Semen in the Dairy Industry

Genetics

Value of Type Classification in the Era of Genomics

Forage

Did your alfalfa stand survive winter?

Genetics

Trend in Genomic Versus Proven Sire Usage

Genetics

Current Status on Haplotypes and Genetic Recessives

Genetics

Pro$ & LPI: Enhancements and Updates

Genetics

A Portrait of Genomic Young Bulls Marketed in Canada

Genetics

A Closer Look at Direct Genomic Values (DGV)

Genetics

Genetic Selection for Improved Hoof Health is Now Possible!

Genetics

Translating Somatic Cell Score Proofs into Daughter Performance

Genetics

New Expression for Somatic Cell Score Evaluations

Genetics

DairyTrace: The National Dairy Cattle Traceability Solution

Genetics

The Fertility Challenge

Heifer Raising

Guide to raising a dairy heifer

Genetics

Two Tools to Reduce Calving Difficulties in Your Herd

Genetics

Heifer Re-Ranking with Genomic Testing

Cow Feed and Water Analysis

Sampling techniques

Genetics

Embryo Transfer Activity in Canada: A Snapshot Look

Genetics

Increased Profits from Higher Lactation Persistency

Heifer Raising

Quick Reference Card for Calves

Comfort & Welfare

Practical guide to evaluating and improving comfort in the barn