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ICBF leads industry collaboration to advance sustainable farming by improving genetic gain in the national herd and providing collaborative, data driven AgTech solutions
ICBF Database in Numbers
There are almost 2M Genotypes in the national database and counting. ICBF is the largest Beef Genomics database in the world.
That’s ‘Billion’ with a ‘B’ (Almost 70 times the population of China). SNPs are the most common type of genetic variation between animals.
There are over 1 Billion pieces of phenotypic (non genomic) data stored on the ICBF database.
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