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Use genomics to help eradicate Brachyspina.

  • Calves born with Brachyspina can have severely reduced body weight, a shortened spine, long and thin limbs, a deformed lower jaw and a visible hump between the shoulder blades.
  • Brachyspina is a genetic condition caused by a recessive gene mutation. This means an animal must receive a copy from each parent to be affected. Animals receiving one copy are considered “carriers” and can pass it on to their offspring. Animals with no copies are “free” of passing on an unwanted recessive gene.

Test for Brachyspina when you order CLARIFIDE®. Get critical genetic information to:

  • Identify and manage carriers of Brachyspina—at Zoetis we test carriers twice to be sure
  • Make smarter breeding decisions with this genetic condition information used within a mating program
  • Help eliminate Brachyspina from the herd over time

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


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If you are a Holstein producer, you may place your order online at

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Holstein producers using Enlight can order test collectors within Enlight at

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


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.


Mail your order and testing kit samples to:

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

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