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AISS Format Change December 2019

November 15, 2019

NAAB has changed the format of the AISS and Complete AISS files produced following sire evaluations. Please refer to attached documents for test files and formats.

NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship

September 30, 2019

The NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship is a unique opportunity for individuals planning to pursue a career in the bovine genetic improvement industry to earn a Master of Science degree in bovine genetics or bovine male reproduction physiology.   This is intended for individuals who have long term aspirations in the genetic improvement industry as exemplified by Dr. Gordon Doak, who dedicated 42 years to developing NAAB programs.

Administrative Assistant/Part Time

September 17, 2019

Laura Jensen Awarded inaugural NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship

April 29, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders is pleased to announce Laura Jensen has been selected to receive the inaugural NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship. 

Eliza Roberts Hired as NAAB Associate Technical Director and Associate Service Director for CSS

April 8, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders is pleased to announce that Eliza Roberts has accepted the position of Associate NAAB Technical Director and Associate Service Director for CSS, a subsidiary of NAAB. Eliza will begin her duties on April 15, 2019.

CDCB communicates about seasonal trend in fertility evaluations, April 2019

April 5, 2019

A larger than expected decrease in the average PTA for fertility traits occurred in the April 2019 results. CDCB communicates on the findings and investigation to the causes.

CDCB Extends Genomic Evaluations to Crossbreds

April 5, 2019

Thanks to the collaboration between USDA-AGIL and CDCB, dairy farmers will be able to receive accurate genomic evaluations for crossbred animals in April.

Rory Meyer Assumes Role Of NAAB Technical Director And Service Director For Certified Semen Services

March 28, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders is pleased to announce that Dr. Rory Meyer has assumed the role as the NAAB Technical Director and Service Director for CSS, a subsidiary of NAAB as of January this year.  Rory previously served as the Assistant NAAB Technical Director and Assistant Service Director for CSS the previous two years.    

2018 NAAB Regular Member Unit Sales – Record Year

March 6, 2019

The National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) members report annual units for the categories of domestic sales, export sales, custom collected, imported units for dairy and beef breeds.  With 95% of the US AI industry represented by NAAB members, these annual statistics give an unprecedented reflection of US cattle semen sales.

Bylaw Amendments on Membership Requirements

January 9, 2019

Bylaw Amendments of Membership Requirements

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