Holstein Friesian NZ is pleased to announce the launch of its Open Genomic Testing Service in conjunction with Weatherbys Scientific from Ireland.
This service in the first instance will be open to all members of Holstein Friesian NZ. Members will be able to genomically test any animal in their herd, free from restrictions, while at the same time receiving DNA parentage verification, that will be accepted onto MINDA, and a selected range of health tests on request.
You can find more information and the application form HERE.
Farmers can submit their samples (hair or wet tissue) by any of the following dates:
- 12 August 2019
- 16 September 2019
- 14 October 2019
- 11 November 2019