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Make more informed decisions today with HD 50K for Global Angus

HD 50K Global

NOTE: Members of the American Angus Association, the Red Angus Association of America, Angus Australia and the New Zealand Angus Association should use their respective customized HD 50K applications for genomic enhanced EPDs and EBVs.

  • Evaluate straight-bred Black and Red Angus animals in North America, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, South America and other populations with strong pedigree ties to Black and Red Angus animals from the United States
  • Why make breeding mistakes? Get reliable information for Black and Red Angus now
  • Molecular Value Predictions (MVP®s), associated percentile ranks, and dollar MVPFL index predictions for combined growth, feed efficiency and carcass trait genetic merit

Bull buyers increasingly insist on tested bulls. HD 50K delivers the information buyers want:

  • Genomic predictions/percentile ranks for 18 traits plus the beef industry's first genomic-based economic index for feedlot and carcass traits
  • Percent ranks are based on a reference population of nearly 8,000 animals
  • Explains roughly one third of transmitted genetic variation across calving ease, maternal, feedlot growth and carcass traits

Selection and mating decisions are more profitable with molecular value predictions (MVPs) and ranks from HD 50K, find out:

  • Which heifers to keep and breed for replacement, to sell as seedstock, or to cull
  • Empower mating decisions for a lifetime of more valuable seedstock progeny
  • Identify elite females for embryo transfer or in vitro fertilization
  • Which bulls to keep, to sell for breeding purposes or to market

Resource Center

Click here to view more materials available in the Zoetis Genetics resource center.

Ordering

Please follow these instructions and guidelines to place your order with us.

FIRST TIME CUSTOMER?

New to Zoetis Genetics? Please give us a call at 877-233-3362 so we can walk you through available options.

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

Please contact our customer service team at 877-233-3362 or genetics.us@zoetis.com to verify our laboratories are approved to conduct DNA tests within your respective country.

DOWNLOAD ORDER FORM

For HD 50K for Global Angus, download the Microsoft Excel® Beef Order Form to place your order through Zoetis.

Black Angus

If your cattle are registered or recorded with the American Angus Association, click here to place your order online through AGI.

Red Angus

If your cattle are registered or recorded with the Red Angus Association of America, click here to download the Red Angus Order Form and price list.

COLLECTING DNA

Order DNA Collectors

Watch Sample Collection Videos

Collecting a high-quality sample is the first step to receiving accurate genomic results. Find out more here.

FAQs

Find answers to common questions about the Zoetis Genetics ordering process here. If you’re still having trouble, please contact us at 877-233- 3362 and we’ll be glad to help.

SEND FORM AND SAMPLES

Mail your order and testing kit samples to:

Zoetis Genetics
333 Portage Street, Building 300
Kalamazoo, MI 49007-9970

Please email completed form to:

genetics.us@zoetis.com