herd reproduction

  1. New traits to improve genetic merit for fertility

    The Fertility Breeding Value (BV) has led to gradual improvements in genetic merit for fertility. Under “Pillars of New Dairy System”, we aim to increase the accuracy of the Fertility BV to accelerate genetic improvement in fertility.


  2. Pillars of a new dairy system

    The Pillars of a new dairy system is an eight-year DairyNZ-led research programme that aims to provide management and genetic solutions to improve cow health, fertility and longevity.