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Genomic Award

Awarded to the top Net Merit and Balance performance female tested through the HFNZ Open Genomic Testing Service.

All eligible animals are automatically entered.

  1. Only female Holstein Friesian animals tested are included for the award.
    2. The highest Net Merit Index and Balance Performance Index animals will be awarded separately.
    3. For the highest Net Merit Index animal, if there is both a GTPI Net Merit value and standard Net Merit value
    take the highest value.
    4. In the event of a tie for either, take the animal with the higher reliability score.
    5. All results are available for publication.

Genomic Type Award

Awarded to the top type, female animal for both CDCB and DataGene tested through the HFNZ Open Genomic Testing Service.

All eligible animals are automatically entered.

  1. Only female Holstein Friesian animals tested are included for the award.
    2. The highest type CDCB and DataGene animals will be awarded separately.
    3. For the highest CDCB type animal, if there is both a GTPI Net Merit value and standard Net Merit value take
    the highest value.
    4. In the event of a tie for CDCB take the animal with the udder composite genomic (udc_g)
    5. In the event of a tie for DataGene take the animal with the higher Mammary BV (MAMM_BV).
    6. All results are available for publication.