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The Votes Are In!

Guelph (ON) and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (QC), May 10, 2021  On April 30, 2021, Lactanet released the voting results from 28 Resolutions submitted from dairy producers across the country. The on-line voting process captured well-over 1100+ votes, giving all licensed Canadian dairy...

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Canada Among the First to Introduce Feed Efficiency

This week marks an important highlight in the history of dairy cattle improvement services in Canada as Lactanet introduced the first genetic evaluations for Feed Efficiency in the Holstein breed. Feed is a major expense on every dairy farm and...

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Engaging With Dairy Producers for a Thriving Future

Lactanet Canada is pleased to announce the introduction of a National Resolutions initiative that is able to touch every licensed dairy farmer across Canada. A new on-line website is now available for producers to submit non-binding resolutions, chat in an...

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2020 TOP CANADIAN MANAGED HERDS

Guelph (ON) and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (QC), FEBRUARY 9, 2021 – Lactanet Canada unveiled today Canada’s Top 25 dairy herds according to the Herd Management Score (HMS) / Herd Performance Index (HPI). Producers from across the country attended a virtual event to...

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Lactanet Recognizes Impactful Work and Sets the Path Forward

Lactanet Canada’s Ontario Region Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on January 13, 2021, was both impactful and encouraging to the future of a vibrant dairy industry. Lactanet Director, Korb Whale facilitated the virtual event in conjunction with the Dairy Farmers...

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Efficient Dairy Data Exchange the Focus of a New International Network

The largest international dairy data partnership, bringing together milk recording organizations and national databases across 13 countries representing approximately 200,000 dairy herds, 20 million dairy cows in total and 13 million milk recorded dairy cows, was launched in November 2020....

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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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