Holstein Canada & Lactanet Announce Compass
Guelph, Ontario & Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec (November 14, 2019) - Holstein Canada and Lactanet are excited to announce the launch of Compass, a free online software that helps Canadian producers make profitable decisions in an industry constantly in flux. Developed in collaboration with Zoetis, Compass is an advancement in herd management, with current and projected genetic information freely available to all Canadian dairy farmers.
Lactanet Achieves Historic Milestone
Guelph, Ontario & Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec (October 29, 2019) - Lactanet Canada recently achieved an historic milestone by enrolling its 100,000th cow from robotic systems, on milk recording. With about 700,000 cows total on milk recording in the country, robotic herds have become an important and sizeable segment for Lactanet.
Lactanet: Integrating Herd Management & Genetic Services
Today a progressive new partnership in the dairy industry was announced to come into effect on June 3rd, 2019. CanWest DHI, Valacta and Canadian Dairy Network will work together at the management of the new organization known as Lactanet Canada.
2018 Herd Management Scores
CanWest DHI and Valacta are proud to recognize excellence in dairy herd management by releasing the Canadian top 25 herds based on the 2018 Herd Management Score results.
DairyComp Traceability Reporting Now Available
CanWest DHI is pleased to announce that Traceability reporting to the national database is now available through DairyComp herd management software. The Trace module in DairyComp was launched in the Fall of 2017 and was setup to easily meet the on-farm recording requirements of the national Traceability program. The newly updated Trace module now also allows users to automatically report the collected information directly to the national database, at the push of a button or on an automated schedule.
A Progressive New Partnership
CanWest DHI, Canadian Dairy Network and Valacta are pleased to announce an agreement in principle for a progressive new partnership in the dairy industry. The three industry partners are planning a transition that would lead to a unified market presence and joint management of producer services over the coming year. The new partnership will be governed by a producer-driven governance structure to be finalized and approved by members and owners.