Virtual Open Industry Session

Lactanet is pleased to continue organizing and offering its virtual Open Industry Sessions, which have traditionally been planned in advance of each meeting of the Genetic Evaluation Board (GEB).

The next session will be held on Monday, June 10th, 2024 and all presentation topics will be related to genetic services. The proposed agenda for this meeting is outlined below.

To participate in this open and free webinar session, you must first register in advance. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation message and the appropriate link for participating.

June 2024 Agenda Available Soon.

Agenda

Agenda – February 27th, 2024, Open Industry Sesson

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12:30 pm

Welcome and Meeting Guidelines – Moderator Cindy Jaton

12:40 pm

New Website Tool to Manage Undesirable Conditions and Haplotypes Including Muscle Weakness in HolsteinsAllison Fleming

1:20 pm

Development of New Sub-Indexes for Inclusion in a Modernized LPIBrian Van Doormaal

2:00 pm

Update on the “Resilient Dairy Genome Project” (RDGP) – Christine Baes and collaborators, University of Guelph

2:40 pm

New Genetic Evaluation Upload Process for DairyComp Customers Allison Fleming

3:00 pm

Development of Tools and Services Supporting Genetic Selection for Beef on Dairy in CanadaBrian Van Doormaal

3:30 pm

Open Question & Discussion Period (Optional participation for up to 60 minutes)

4:30 pm

Closure

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

12:30 pmWelcome and Meeting Guidelines – Moderator Filippo Miglior
12:35 pmLactanet Corporate UpdateNeil Petreny
1:00 pmWebsite Display of Evaluations for Type Traits with an Intermediate Optimum ValueHannah Sweett
1:30 pmModernizing the LPI Formula and Extension Information   – Brian Van Doormaal
2:15 pmIntroducing Sexed Semen Fertility Ratings Gerrit Kistemaker
2:30 pmUpdate on Calf Recumbency (or Early Onset Muscle Weakness Syndrome) in HolsteinsAllison Fleming
3:00 pmActions Stemming from Approved Lactanet ResolutionsBrian Van Doormaal
3:30 pmOpen Question & Discussion Period (Optional participation for up to 60 minutes)
4:30 pmClosure

February 23, 2023 (Open Industry Session Recap)

12:30 pmWelcome and Meeting Guidelines – Moderator Pete Sullivan
12:35 pmGenetic Evaluations for Body Maintenance Requirements (BMR)Allison Fleming
1:15 pm

Genetic Selection for Methane Efficiency (ME) in HolsteinsFilippo Miglior

2:00 pmLactanet’s Data Collection Strategy for Sustainability TraitsBrian Van Doormaal
2:30 pmLooking Towards Genetic Evaluations to Reduce Calf DiseaseColin Lynch, U. of Guelph
3:00 pmGenomic Analysis Aimed at Improving Leukosis SusceptibilityRenee Bongers, U. of Guelph
3:30 pmOpen Question & Discussion Period (Optional participation for up to 60 minutes)
4:30 pmClosure

October 12, 2022 (Open Industry Session Recap)

12:30 pmWelcome and Meeting Guidelines – Moderator Filippo Miglior
12:35 pmLactanet Business UpdateNeil Petreny
1:00 pmIncreased Data and Accuracy of Hoof Health EvaluationsGerrit Kistemaker
1:30 pmInclusion of Feed Efficiency in LPI and Pro$Peter Sullivan
2:00 pmGenetic Selection to Reduce Methane Emissions – Hinayah Rojas de Oliveira
2:30 pmDevelopment and Application of “Breed Percentage” ValuesBrian Van Doormaal
3:00 pmProposed Future Publication of Cow EvaluationsGerrit Kistemaker
3:30 pmOpen Question & Discussion Period (Optional participation for up to 60 minutes)
4:30 pmClosure


June 9, 2022

1:00 pmWelcome and Meeting Guidelines – Moderator Filippo Miglior
1:10 pmUsing Body Weight Data to Develop Genetic Evaluations Reflecting Body Maintenance CostsAllison Fleming
1:30 pmWorking Toward Genetic Evaluations to Reduce Methane Emissions in Canada – Hinayah Rojas de Oliveira
2:00 pmUsing DairyComp Data to Augment Hoof Health EvaluationsGerrit Kistemaker
2:20 pmConcepts for New Lactanet Services Aimed at Maintaining Genetic Diversity in Canadian Dairy HerdsBrian Van Doormaal
2:40 pmIncluding Fat and Protein Sensor Data in Genetic Evaluations for Production Traits and Revisions to the Publication of Cow Evaluations in the FutureGerrit Kistemaker
3:00 pmOpen Question & Discussion Period (Optional participation for up to 60 minutes)
4:00 pmClosure

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