Datagene News

  • Created on: Tuesday 13 August 2019

    DataVat will be offline on Wednesday 14 August from 5 pm for updates. This is in preparation for release of August ABVs and reports.

  • Created on: Tuesday 21 May 2019

    Australia’s Southern beef industry would benefit from adopting a dairy industry program which has almost doubled genetic gain in the past eight years.

    That’s the opinion of agribusiness leader and NSW beef breeder Lucinda Corrigan.

  • Created on: Tuesday 21 May 2019

    DEVELOPING a herd of equal stature has meant some careful breeding decisions for the Hill family.

    The dairy farmers from South Riana in Tasmania inherited a cross-bred herd when they purchased their farm five years.

  • Created on: Friday 17 May 2019

    It’s official, Western Australia is home to some of the best dairy genes in the country. And they were celebrated this week (16 May) at the Dairy Innovation Day hosted by the Daubney and Bettink families at Northcliffe.

  • Created on: Wednesday 15 May 2019

    Genetics can help the dairy industry overcome social, environmental and financial challenges, a global expert told a recent herd improvement conference.

    It’s just a matter of embracing change.

  • Created on: Wednesday 15 May 2019

    A single herd-test, within 80 days before drying-off cows can guide targeted part-herd (selective) antibiotic dry cow treatment use on-farm.

    That was the message from Dr John Penry who spoke to the Herd ’19 conference in Bendigo, recently, about ways dairy farmers can reduce the use of antibiotics on-farm.

  • Created on: Thursday 09 May 2019

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  • Created on: Thursday 11 April 2019

    The updated Good Bulls App is now available on both android and iOS devices.



  • Created on: Thursday 04 April 2019
  • Created on: Wednesday 03 April 2019

    5 April 2019

    DataGene is on the look out for dairy farmers who keep meticulous records to join Ginfo, the industry’s national reference group for genetic information.

    Participating herds will have their 2-year-old heifers DNA tested (genotyped) and classified for free and have the option to test young female calves at a discount. They also receive a year’s free subscription to the HerdData app and early access to DataGene’ s reports and tools under development.