DNA Companies

DNA Companies

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

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  • Biogenetic Services, Inc.
    • BSE, CC, FM, Parentage
  • Eureka Genomics
    • Parentage
  • Genetic Visions-ST LLC
    • BCN(A2), AS, BLAD, BLG, Brachyspina, Calpain, CC, Citrullinemia, CVM, DUMPS, Factor XI, Fish milk, FM, HCD, KCN, SDM, SMA
  • Neogen Corporation
    • BCN(A2), AM, BCN AB, BD/CHO, BLAD, BLG, Brachyspina, CA, CC, Citrullinemia, CL16, CVM, DD, DS, DUMPS, Fish Milk, HCD, Holstein Mulefoot, HP, HY, IE, KCN, MA, MSUD, MYO, NH, OH, OS, Parentage, PHA, SAA, SDM, SMA, Tenderness/Leptin, TH, Weaver
  • Quantum Genetix
    • ALB, AM, BLAD, BLG, CA, CC, CVM, FM, HP, HY, IE, KCN, MA, MYO, NH, OS, Parentage, PP
  • Repro Tec Inc.
    • FAA
  • Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (UC Davis)
    • BCN(A2), BD/CHO, BLG, CC, FM, HCD, HP, KCN, PA, Parentage, PCS, PHA, PMT
  • Zoetis Animal Genetics
    • BCN(A2), AM, BCN AB, BD/CHO, BLAD, BLG, Brachyspina, CA, CC, Citrullinemia, CVM, D2, DD, DUMPS, Factor XI, HCD, Hostein Mulefoot, HP, IE, KCN, MYO, NH, OS, Parentage, PHA, SDM, SMA, TH, Weaver

Abbreviations: BCN(A2) = A2 beta casein, ALB = Albinism, AM = Arthrogryposis Multiplex (Curly Calf Syndrome), AS = Arachnomelia Spiderleg, BCN AB = beta casein AB, BD/CHO = Bulldog Dwarfism/Chondrodysplasia, BLAD = Bovine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency, BLG = Beta-lactoglobulin, BSE = Resistance to Mad Cow Disease, CA = Contractural Arachnodactyl (fawn calf), CC = Coat Color (varies by company), CL16 = Claudin 16 Deficiency, CVM = Complex Vertebral Malformation, D2 = PRKG2 Dwarfism in Angus, DD = Developmental Duplication, DS = Digital Subluxation, DUMPS = Deficiency of uridine monphosphate synthase, FAA = Fertility-Associated Antigen, FM = Freemartin, HCD = Holstein Cholesterol Disorder, HY = Hypotrichosis, IE = Idiopathic Epilepsy, KCN = Kappa-casein, MA = Alpha-Mannosidosis, MSUD = Maple Syrup Urine Disease, MYO = myostatin, NH = Neuropathic Hydrocephalus, OH = Oculocutaneous Hypopigmentation, OS = Osteopetrosis, PA = Progressive Ataxia, PCS = Paunch Calf Syndrome, PHA = Pulmonary Hypoplasia with Anasarca, PMT = Pseudomyotonia, Polled = Horned/Polled, PP = Protoporphyria, SAA = Syndrome of Arachnomelia and Arthrogryposis, SDA = Spinal Dismyelination, SMA = Spinal Muscular Atrophy, TH = Tibial Hemimelia 


Additional tests offered by company:

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

  • Birds: Genetic identity testing, Bird Sexing
  • Cattle: 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.com)

  • Cattle: Vision+20™: The Genetic Snapshot, Vision+20™: 20 Traits, Markers & Indices Genomic Test 

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

  • Canine: Illumina Canine HD Bead Chip, Parentage
  • Cattle: Igenity® profiles for dairy or beef breeding stock selection, Gene Seek genomic profiler, Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus detection
  • Feline: Parentage
  • 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://quantumgenetix.com/)

  • Cattle: Q-link (bull performance), Q-select (herd improvement), Q-link+ (breed association parentage testing), Q-lact, Q-link now (calving trouble)

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

  • Alpaca: Parentage, freemartin
  • Beefalo: Parentage
  • Bighorn Sheep: Parentage
  • Bison: Parentage, hybridization
  • Camel: Parentage
  • Cat: Parentage, AB blood group, Burmese head defect, Burmese hypokalemia, Erythrocyte Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (PK Deficiency), Glycogen Storage Disease type IV (GSD IV), GM2 gangliosidosis in Burmese, cat ancestry, coat colors, Rex coat (Cornish, Selkirk, Sphynx, Devon), Korat GM1 and GM2 gangliosidosis, Glycogen Storage Disease Type IV, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), long hair, Mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI), polycystic kidney disease (PDK1), Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA-pd; PRA-b; PRA Rdy; PRA rdAc), Scottish fold, Sphynx & Devon Rex Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome (CMS), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
  • Coyote: Coyote-Dog hybrid test
  • Dog: canine genetic diversity, coat color, coat length, curl, furnishings, natural bobtail, Alaskan Husky Encephalopathy (AHE), Alaskan Malamute Polyneuropathy (AMPN), Behavior Propensity in Belgian Malinois, Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency (CLAD), Canine Multifocal Retinophathy (CMR1, CMR2, CMR3), Centronuclear Myopathy (CNM), Chondrodystrophy (CDDY and IVDD) and Chondrodysplasia (CDPA), Cleft Lip/Palate and Syndactyly (CLPS), Cleft Palate (CP1), cone degeneration, Cone Rod Dystrophy 1 and 2, Congenital Ichthyosis, Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome (CMS), Curl, Cystinuria Type I-A, Deafness with Vestibular Dysfunction (DVD), Degenerative Myelopathy (DM), Dilated Cardiomyopathy 1 and 2, Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC), factor VII deficiency, familial enamel hypoplasia (FEH), GM1 Gangliosidosis (SI-GM1), Hairlessness, Hemophilia A/Factor VIII Deficiency (HEMA), Hereditary Cataracts (HC), Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis (HNPK), hyperuricosuria (HUU), Weimaraner Hypomyelination, Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome (IGS), inherited myopathy of Great Danes (IMGD), Juvenile Addison's disease (JADD), Juvenile Hereditary Cataract (JHC), Leukoencephalomyelopathy (LEMP), Mucopolysaccharidosis VII (MPS VII), Musladin-Lueke syndrome (MLS), narcolepsy, natural bobtail, Neonatal Cerebellar Cortical Degeneration (NCCD), neonatal encephalopathy with seizures (NEWS), Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (NAD), Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (NCL), Oculocutaneous Albinism (OCA), Osteochondrodysplasia (OCD),  osteogeneiss imperfecta (OI), polyneuropathy with Ocular Abnormalities and Neuronal Vacuolation (POANV), primary lens luxation (PLL), Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG), Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA, PRA1, PRA2, rcd1-PRA), Progressive Rod-Cone Degeneration (PRA-prcd), pyruvate kinase deficiency (PKDef),   Renal Cystadenocarcinoma and Nodular Dermatofibrosis (RCND), Sensory Ataxic Neuropathy (SAN), Skeletal Dysplasia 2 (SD2), Spinal Dysraphism (SD), Susceptibility to Primary Closed Angle Glaucoma (PCAG), Susceptibility to Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA), Susceptibility to Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE), Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome (TNS), Von Willebrand Disease (vWD Type 1, 2, 3), X-linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia (XHED), X-linked Myotubular Myopathy (XLMTM)
  • Donkey: Long hair, color, parentage
  • Elk: Parentage, chronic wasting disease, deer and elk abundance and sex ratio
  • Goat: Parentage, Alpha-S1 casein, freemartin, G6-sulfatase deficiency (G6-S MPSIIID), goat scrapie susceptibility
  • Horse: Parentage, Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS), cerebellar abiotrophy (CA), Congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB2), Connemara pony hoof wall separation disease (HWSD), Distichiasis, Equine familial isolated hypoparathyroidism (EFIH), Foal immunodeficiency syndrome (FIS), Friesian Horse Dwarfism, Friesian Horse Hydrocephalus, glycogen branching enzyme deficiency (GBED), hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia (HERDA), Horse Embryo Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, hyperkaelemic periodic paralysis (HYPP), junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB1), Lavender Foal syndrome (LFS), coat colors and white patterning, Lethal White Overo (LWO), malignant hyperthermia (MH), horse embryo pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, Multiple Congenital Ocular Anomalies (MCOA), Myosin-Heavy Chain Myopathy (MYHM), Naked Foal Syndrome (NFS), Occipitoatlantoaxial Malformation (OAAM), Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM1), Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), Skeletal Atavism, SynchroGait® (DMRT3), Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS) type 1, 
  • Llama: Parentage, freemartin
  • Mule-deer: Parentage, deer and elk abundance and sex ratio
  • Paco-Vicuna: Parentage
  • Pig: Parentage
  • Red Deer: Parentage
  • Reindeer: Parentage
  • Sheep: Parentage, freemartin, spider lamb syndrome
  • Water Buffalo: Parentage
  • White-tailed Deer: Parentage, deer and elk abundance and sex ratio
  • Wolf: wolf-dog hybrid test
  • Yak: Parentage

Zoetis Animal Genetics - (https://www.zoetisus.com/animal-genetics/beef/index.aspx)

  • Beef Cattle: GeneMax® Advantage™ (selection of Angus heifers), HD 50K for Angus and Red Angus (selection of young bulls and females), PredicGEN (marbling score, USDA yield grade, carcass grid value & tenderness), SireTRACE (parentage), INHERIT Select™ (Genomic Expected Progeny Differences and percentile rankings for 18 traits and 5 economic indexes), INHERIT Connect™ (determine sire parentage for heifers tested with INHERIT Select)
  • Dairy Cattle: CLARIFIDE®, CLARIFIDE® Plus