A new DNA testing form is available on the website to use for various DNA requests. The form may be downloaded, saved and emailed with signature to email@example.com. It also may be printed by selecting the print button. The form is interactive and on-line, so please remember that no changes will be saved unless you download the form to your desktop. It is recommended to download and save the original version of the form and to update and save copies with each animal prior to emailing it to the office as an attachment. This way you will have the form available to you at all times!
A reminder that before DNA kits are sent, payment is required via check, credit card or credit card on file. These options are available to check on the form.
Please contact the Office Manager or Registration Specialist for parentage testing requests and results. For questions on specific animals, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-365-4474, extension 22.
Send DNA samples to: BVLabs, PO Box 670, PMB 19, Lewiston, NY 14092
Instructions and forms for Dairy Genomic Testing are available from Igenity at http://genomics.neogen.com/en/igenity-dairy-technical-information#how-to-order-igenity-for-dairy.
How to Order Igenity® for Dairy
Step 1: Determine the best testing option.
(view Igenity Dairy Product Comparison) (View Igenity Dairy Traits List)
The Igenity Dairy Heifer Program offers a complete portfolio of genomic testing solutions to meet the needs of your operation. Please contact your Neogen® or Merck Animal Health representative to get started with Igenity.
Step 2: Order a test kit.
Sampling units can be ordered through igenity.com. With your sampling units, you will receive information on taking samples and submission information.
To order testing supplies, go to order.igenity.com or call 877-443-6489.
They offer test kits for:
Step 3: Send samples to Neogen's laboratory.
Take your samples and send them to Neogen's laboratory. Be sure to properly identify your samples and send the electronic submission form to email@example.com, plus review the requirements for 17-day turnaround time guarantee to receive your results sooner. Once your samples arrive, you will get an e-mail from Neogen letting you know they will begin processing.
Blood or tissue samples (TSU) qualify for discount pricing.
If using hair, please send 30-50 clean tail hair strands with root bulbs attached to GeneSeek with your kit. (Hair does not qualify for discount and is not eligible for the 17-day turnaround guarantee as it takes longer to complete the test.)
Send genomic/parentage samples to : GeneSeek Inc., ATTN: Samples, 4131 N. 48th St., Lincoln, NE 68504.
Step 4: See results and implement an action plan.
Your results will be sent in the format specified by your electronic submission form. Results can be returned via your data management software, .pdf, Excel, or through Igenity Dashboard. Use your login name and password to access your results via igenitydashboard.com. Igenity sales representatives will be happy to help you interpret your results to meet your herd goals. Click to see the description of the Genomic result fields.
NeoGen/GeneSeek Customer Service: 402-435-0665