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Appointment of DairyTrace Program Manager

Guelph, Ontario & Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec, September 17, 2020 – Lactanet Canada is very pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Hurst as the new DairyTrace Program Manager effective September 21, 2020. Currently residing in Regina, SK, she will commence these...

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Alberta Milk and Lactanet Announce Closer Industry Collaboration

To better serve the dairy industry, Lactanet will be relocating its Edmonton milk testing lab to the Alberta Milk building in 2021. September 15, 2020 EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Construction has begun to transform space in the Alberta Milk building to...

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COVID-19 – Full On-Farm Services Resume in Canada

As you know, the COVID-19 situation has improved over the last few weeks and our full services, including on-farm sample collection and supervision by field staff, are now available to all producers across the country. For herds enrolled on Publishable/Supervised...

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DairyTrace Now Set for Fall Implementation Following CFIA Approval

June 19, 2020 (GUELPH, ON) – Lactanet Canada and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) today announced that DairyTrace, the much-anticipated national dairy cattle traceability program will become a reality in the fall of 2020, providing a single, common framework for...

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Lactanet Celebrates 25 Years of the Canadian Dairy Network (CDN)

On May 29, 1995, Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) was established as a federally incorporated not-for-profit organization, responsible for delivering genetic evaluation services for dairy cattle in Canada.  As the federal government was privatizing these services to each livestock sector, CDN...

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Top Managed Herds of 2019 Announced

We are proud to recognize excellence in dairy herd management by releasing the Top Managed Canadian Herds of 2019.  Click to see the full media release.

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Lactanet, a new beginning!

June 3rd marked the official launch of Lactanet! To celebrate this new beginning, a maple tree has been planted at both the Guelph and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue offices. From our new Board Chair, Barbara Paquet, "Planting a tree means making a commitment...

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Introducing Lactanet: Integrating Herd Management and Genetic Services

Guelph, Ontario & Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, April 16th, 2019 – 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...

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A Partnership Between CanWest DHI, Canadian Dairy Network and Valacta

Guelph, Ontario & Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec -- 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...

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