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Genetic Evaluation Schedule

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Genetic Evaluation Schedule


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Please note that target denotes an estimated time or date and not a firm commitment to having the information available.
2021 Genetic Evaluation Schedule
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Official evaluations X X X
Interim summaries X X X
Genomic evaluations X X X X X X X X X X X X

January 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Dec. 21, 2020
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Dec. 25, 2020
  • Genomic data due
Jan. 5, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
January 2021 interim summaries for progeny-test bulls
 
Jan. 8, 2021
  • Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), and AI-update (format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight ET]
Jan. 12, 2021
  • Evaluation release [target date: data files available for downloading]
February 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Jan. 18, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Jan. 22, 2021
  • Genomic data due
Feb. 2, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
March 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Feb. 15, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Feb. 19, 2021
  • Genomic data due
Mar. 2, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
April 2021 official evaluations
 
Feb. 26, 2021
  • Calving ease data (format CES) [midnight ET]
Mar. 5, 2021
  • Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), reproductive-event (format 5), health-event (format 6), bull-owner (format 2), herd-owner (format 2), Recessive codes (format REC), and AI-update (format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight ET]
  • Type data (format 7) for breeds other than Holstein due at CDCB
Mar. 16, 2021
  • Bull evaluations sent to Interbull
  • Type evaluations for breeds other than Holstein available for downloading to respective breed associations
Apr. 2, 2021
  • CDCB official evaluation files (formats 38 and 105) and herd-owner ID file (format 2) available for downloading [target: 1 pm ET]
Apr. 6, 2021
  • Evaluation release [password: 7 am ET; web queries: shortly after password release]
Apr. 8, 2021
  • Active AI, foreign, and sorted lists and updated bull status codes posted [target: 1 pm ET]
April 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Mar. 15, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Mar. 19, 2021
  • Genomic data due
Apr. 6, 2021
  • Evaluation release (7:00am ET)
May 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Apr. 19, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Apr. 23, 2021
  • Genomic data due
May 4, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
May 2021 interim summaries for progeny-test bulls
 
May 7, 2021
  • Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), and AI-update (format 395) data due at CDCB [midnight ET]
May 11, 2021
  • Evaluation release [target date: data files available for downloading]
June 2021 genomic evaluations
 
May 17, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
May 21, 2021
  • Genomic data due
June 1, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
July 2021 genomic evaluations
 
June 21, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
June 25, 2021
  • Genomic data due
July 6, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
August 2021 official evaluations
 
July 2, 2021
  • Calving ease data (format CES) [midnight ET]
July 9, 2021
  • Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), reproductive-event (format 5), health-event (format 6), bull-owner (format 2), herd-owner (format 2), Recessive codes (format REC), and AI-update (format 395) data due [midnight ET]
  • Type data (format 7) for breeds other than Holstein due
July 20, 2021
  • Bull evaluations sent to Interbull
  • Type evaluations for breeds other than Holstein available for downloading to respective breed associations
Aug. 6, 2021
  • CDCB official evaluation files (formats 38 and 105) and herd-owner ID file (format 2) available for downloading [target: 1 pm ET]
Aug. 10, 2021
  • Evaluation release [password: 7 am ET; web queries: shortly after password release]
Aug. 12, 2021
  • Active AI, foreign, and sorted lists and updated bull status codes posted [target: 1 pm ET]
August 2021 genomic evaluations
 
July 19, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
July 23, 2021
  • Genomic data due
Aug. 10, 2021
  • Evaluation release (7:00am ET)
September 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Aug. 23, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Aug. 27, 2021
  • Genomic data due
Sep. 7, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
September 2021 interim summaries for progeny-test bulls
 
Sep. 10, 2021
  • Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), and AI-update (format 395) data due [midnight ET]
Sep. 14, 2021
  • Evaluation release [target date: data files available for downloading]
October 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Sep. 20, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Sep. 24, 2021
  • Genomic data due
Oct. 5, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
November 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Oct. 18, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Oct. 22, 2021
  • Genomic data due
Nov. 2, 2021
  • Evaluation release (8:00am ET)
December 2021 official evaluations
 
Oct. 29, 2021
  • Calving ease data (format CES) [midnight ET]
Nov. 5, 2021
  • Pedigree (format 1), lactation (formats 4 and 14), reproductive-event (format 5), health-event (format 6), bull-owner (format 2), herd-owner (format 2), Recessive codes (format REC), and AI-update (format 395) data due [midnight ET]
  • Type data (format 7) for breeds other than Holstein due
Nov. 16, 2021
  • Bull evaluations sent to Interbull
  • Type evaluations for breeds other than Holstein available for downloading to respective breed associations
Dec. 3, 2021
  • CDCB official evaluation files (formats 38 and 105) and herd-owner ID file (format 2) available for downloading [target: 1 pm ET]
Dec. 7, 2021
  • Evaluation release [password: 7 am ET; web queries: shortly after password release]
Dec. 9, 2021
  • Active AI, foreign, and sorted lists and updated bull status codes posted [target: 1 pm ET]
December 2021 genomic evaluations
 
Nov. 15, 2021
  • International genotype exchange data due (for CDDR exchange partners)
Nov. 19, 2021
  • Genotype data due
Dec. 7, 2021
  • Evaluation release (7:00am ET)