Selecting beef bulls

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Buying a new herd bull is a decision that will have long term effects on the...

Improving tenderness in beef cuts

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Genetics of eating quality of high connective tissue beef Researchers: Heather Bruce, Ph.D. hbruce@ualberta.ca Heather Bruce, Ph.D., Graham Plastow,...

DNA tests for feed efficiency and beef tenderness

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “DNA Panel Development to Predict Genetic Differences for Feed Efficiency and Beef Tenderness” Project No.: 0008-023 Research Institution: University of Alberta and University of...

Beef bull fertility

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: T. Hamilton – Beff Cattle Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction A major objective in a cow-calf operation is...

Using expected progeny differences in a breeding program

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives The role of purebred breeders is to improve the genetic quality of the seedstock cattle that they sell to...

Replacement Heifers – Money, Management, And Momentum

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Do you raise your own heifers? Or do you prefer to purchase your replacements? Regardless of your choice, developing heifers...

Genetic abnormalities in beef cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Don Blakely – Beef Cattle Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction Congenital defects can cause abortion or be present at time...

Beef and forage issues series – record keeping and herd averages

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The third article in this six part series looks at benchmarks and ways to track the genetic performance of the...

Federal Funding Supports Canadian Angus Association Research for Economically Relevant Traits to Improve Breeder...

Source: Canadian Angus Association The Canadian Angus Association (CAA) is very grateful for the investment of $238,920 from the Canadian Agriculture Partnership (the Partnership) AgriAssurance...

Definition of high growth genes in beef cattle

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Major step to boost productivity of the Canadian herd. Cattle genomics research holds tremendous promise to unlock the blueprints for animals that...
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