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MAKE BETTER SELECTION DECISIONS

  • INHERIT Select is an innovative, multi-breed genomic test providing predictions for commercial females including crosses of eight major breeds.
  • The test delivers Genomic Expected Progeny Differences (GEPDs) and percentile rankings for 16 traits and three economic indexes as well as sire parentage and breed composition.
  • Predictions from INHERIT Select provide commercial cow-calf producers with genetic insights to make replacement female selection and breeding decisions.

INHERIT Select is backed by more than 1.2 million straight-bred and cross-bred animal records and gives cow-calf producers the power of GEPDs to make more dependable replacement female selection decisions. These decisions are made easier through:

  • Sixteen traits that inform three economic indexes to make information easier to use for selection and breeding decisions

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  • The Zoetis Total Return (ZTR) index which integrates the full range of economically relevant GEPDs plus economic and production assumptions into one easy-to-use number to help maximize returns
  • Two additional indexes, Zoetis Cow|Calf (ZCC) index and Zoetis Feedlot|Carcass (ZFC) index, that further informs decisions for these production segments
  • Benchmarks that rank females against other commercial animals in the evaluation
  • Sire assignment and connectivity for sires with HD50K genotypes that contributes to the accuracy of predictions
  • Predictions updated weekly ensuring you have dependable information when you need it
  • Basic estimation of breed composition identification spanning eight major breeds including Angus, Red Angus, Simmental, South Devon, Gelbvieh, Hereford, Charolais and Limousin reported as %Angus, %British, %Continental and %Other that can help harness the power of hybrid vigor to inform selection and breeding decisions for the desired future calf crops

Customers with groups of females that are predominantly 75% and greater black Angus breed composition are advised to use GeneMax® Advantage.

With INHERIT Select, you can make selection decisions sooner to identify future replacements. Heifers can be tested at weaning or at any time when a tissue sample may be collected. Selecting the right replacements is not only critical to the future of your herd, but it has direct impact on short-term profitability:

  • Earlier marketing decisions can help reduce heifer-raising costs and generate revenue.
  • Future herd productivity is accelerated by selecting females with favorable predictions.

INHERIT Connect is for INHERIT Select customers who may have portions of their bull battery that do not have HD50K genotypes included in the genetic evalutions.

INHERIT Connect helps determine parentage for heifers tested with
INHERIT Select. With INHERIT Connect, commercial cow-calf producers can:

  • Connect candidate sires to tested daughters
  • Connect sires and daughters to other genotyped animals in the evaluation
  • Enable more complete sire determination across groups of tested heifers
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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 CUSTOMERS

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

Download the Microsoft Excel® INHERIT Order Form to place your order through Zoetis.

COLLECTING DNA

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Tissue Sample Collection

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

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1-888-963-8471

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