Genetic Research Puts More Green in Producer Jeans

Source: Genome Alberta Theoretically, all research creates value through greater knowledge and understanding. Yet those who stand to gain from a certain Genome Alberta project...

Frost on Bull Testicles

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Extreme cold in the preceding winter can result in frost damage to bulls testicles. Consider reviewing your breeding programs and...

Crossbreeding Systems For Beef Production

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Commercial producers can improve productivity and efficiency by understanding and applying genetic principles. Improvement through genetics can...

Beef Bull Fertility

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction A major objective in a cow-calf operation is to produce one calf from each cow annually. The...

Genomic prediction of direct genomic breeding values for fatty acid concentrations in subcutaneous adipose...

Source: Livestock Gentec L. Chen1,2 , M. Vinsky2, C. Ekine1, J. Basarab3, J. Aalhus2, M. E.R. Dugan2, J. Curtis1, C. Fitzsimmons1,2, P. Stothard1, C. Li1,2 1Department...

A Better Test for Anaplasmosis

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Genetic screening for Anaplasma in their tick vectors, and the development of species-specific markers for different species of...

CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO INVEST $2 MILLION ADVANCING BEEF CATTLE GENETICS

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada news release Canada's beef sector is an important driver of economic growth, contributing $2.69 billion annually to the Ontario economy...

Genotyping Testing Options

Source: Holstein Canada There are 5 simple ways to submit a sample for genotyping: 1. Hair Comb or brush the tail area at the upper part...

Sire selection vs. mating

Source: Alta, Chrissy Meyer “What is the true value of a mating program?” Many producers around the world have used a mating program within their herd for...

Genomics and Beef Production –What is available and what should I do?

Special thank you to Dr. John Crowley, Director of Scientific and Industry Advancement for the Canadian Beef Breeds Council, for contributing his time and...
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