DNA Companies

DNA Companies

The information below shows the beef and dairy cattle genetic testing provided by each company. 

View  in spreadsheet format

Abbreviations: AM = Arthrogryposis Multiplex (Curly Calf Syndrome), BD/CHO = Bulldog Dwarfism/Chondrodysplasia, BLAD = Bovine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency, BLG = Beta-lactoglobulin, CA = Contractural Arachnodactyl (fawn calf), CC = Coat Color (varies by company), CVM = Complex Vertebral Malformation, DD = Developmental Duplication, DS = Digital Subluxation, DUMPS = Deficiency of uridine monphosphate synthase, FAA = Fertility-Associated Antigen, FM = Freemartin, HY = Hypotrichosis, IE = Idiopathic Epilepsy, KCN = Kappa-casein, MA = Alpha-Mannosidosis, NH = Neuropathic Hydrocephalus, OH = Oculocutaneous Hypopigmentation, OS = Osteopetrosis, PHA = Pulmonary Hypoplasia with Anasarca, Polled = Horned/Polled, TH = Tibial Hemimelia


Additional tests offered by company:

AgriGenomics, Inc. - (http://www.agrigenomics-inc.com)

  • Sheep: Scrapie, Spider Lamb Syndrome

Biogenetic Services - (http://biogeneticservices.com)

  • Birds: Genetic identity testing, Bird Sexing
  • Cattle: BSE resistance, Genetic identity testing, Johne’s Disease
  • Elk/Deer: Elk/Red Deer genotyping, CWD resistance in Elk
  • Goat: Genetic identity testing, Parentage, Scrapie
  • Pigs: Genetic identity testing, Parentage, Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRSV), Porcine Stress Syndrome (PSS)
  • Salmon and Trout: Whirling disease
  • Sheep: Genetic identity testing, Parentage, Scrapie, Spider lamb syndrome
  • *offer genetic identity and parentage testing for most species

Genetic Visions - (http://www.geneticvisions.net)

  • Cattle: Prolactin (CMP), Citrullinemia, Beta-lactoglobulin, Complex Vertebral Malformation (CVM), Calpain 316/530

Neogen Corporation - (http://www.neogen.com/Agrigenomics/)

  • Canine: Canine HD Bead Chip, Parentage
  • Cattle: bovine early stage pregnancy detection, Gene Seek genomic profile
  • Horse: Equine SNP70 Bead Chip, Parentage, Synchrogait
  • Pigs: Gene Seek Genomic Profiler (LD Bead Chips), Parentage, Porcine Stress Syndrome (HAL), Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)
  • Sheep: Ovine and Goat SNP50 Bead Chip, Ovine Progressive Pneumonia Virus (OPPV) Susceptibility, Scrapie, Spider Lamb, Myostatin, Parentage

Quantum Genetix - (http://genetix.quantumgenetix.com/)

  • Cattle: Kappa-Casein/Beta-Lactoglobulin, Karyotyping,  Protoporphyria (PROTO)

Repro Tec Inc. - ( http://www.reprotec.us)

  • Cattle: Fertility Associated Antigen (FAA)

Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (UC Davis) - (http://www.vgl.ucdavis.edu)

  • Alpaca: Parentage, freemartin, karyotyping
  • Beefalo: Parentage, karyotyping
  • Bison: Parentage, hybridization, karyotyping
  • Cat: Parentage, AB blood group, Burmese head defect, Burmese hypokalemia, GM2 gangliosidosis, polycystic kidney disease, cat ancestry, coat colors, Cornish Rex coat, Selkirk Rex coat, GM1 and GM2, Korat gangliosidosis, Glycogen Storage Disease Type IV, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, long hair, Mucopolysaccharidosis VI and VII, Persian-derived progressive retinal atrophy, Scottish fold, spinal muscular atrophy, karyotyping
  • Cattle: karyotyping
  • Coyote: Dog hybrid test
  • Deer: Parentage, abundance and sex ratio estimation, karyotyping
  • Dog: canine genetic diversity, coat color, coat length, curl, furnishings, natural bobtail, cone degeneration, factor VII deficiency, hyperuricosuria, neonatal encephalopathy with seizures (NEWS), primary lens luxation (PLL), encephalopathy, polyneuropathy, cone rod dystrophy, hairlessness, pyruvate kinase deficiency, Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome, Musladin-Lueke syndrome, neonatal cerebellar cortical degeneration, primary open angle glaucoma, pyruvate kinase deficiency, behavior propensity, trapped neutrophil syndrome, osteogeneiss imperfecta, progressive retinal atrophy, inherited myopathy of Great Danes, familial enamel hypoplasia (FEH), Centronuclear Myopathy(CNM), Osteochondrodysplasia (OCD), Susceptibility to Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE), Weimaraner Hypomyelination (HYM), karyotyping
  • Elk: Parentage, chronic wasting disease, karyotyping
  • Goat: Parentage, Alpha-S1 casein, freemartin, G6-sulfatase deficiency, karyotyping
  • Horse: Parentage, cerebellar abiotrophy (CA), Lavender Foal syndrome, coat color, Connemara pony hoof wall separation disease, glycogen branching enzyme deficiency (GBED), hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia (HERDA), hyperkaelemic periodic paralysis (HYPP), malignant hyperthermia (MH), horse embryo pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, SynchroGaitTM, mitochondrial, horse embryo clone validation, junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB), karyotyping
  • Llama: Parentage, freemartin, karyotyping
  • Pig: Parentage, karyotyping
  • Sheep: Parentage, freemartin, scrapie susceptibility, spider lamb, karyotyping
  • Water Buffalo: Parentage, karyotyping
  • Wolf: wolf-dog hybrid test
  • Yak: Parentage

Zoetis Animal Genetics - (https://online.zoetis.com/us/en/Pages/US.aspx)

  • Beef Cattle: Idiopathic Epilepsy, GeneSTAR® MVP™ (feed efficiency, marbling, tenderness), HD 50K for Angus and Red Angus (Calving ease direct, birth weight, weaning weight, average daily gain, dry matter intake, net feed intake, calving ease maternal, mature weight, milking ability, carcass weight, backfat thickness, ribeye area, marbling score, tenderness), GeneSTAR® Elite Tender, GeneSTAR® BLACK, Sure TRACE®, Sure TRAK® , Wagyu GH Exon 5 and Stearoyl Co-Desaturase (SCD).
  • Dairy Cattle: CLARIFIDE®