Modeling heterotic effects in beef cattle using genome-wide SNP-marker genotypes

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Akanno, E.C., Abo-Ismail, M.K., Chen, L., Crowley, J.J., Wang, Z., Li, C., Basarab, J.A., MacNeil, M.D., Plastow, G.S. (2018). Modeling...

Evaluating dispersion modelling options to estimate methane emissions from grazing beef cattle

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada McGinn, S.M., Flesch, T.K., Coates, T., Charmley, E., Chen, D., Bai, M., and Bishop-Hurley, G. (2015). "Evaluating dispersion modelling options...

Replacing water with clean snow for ewes and beef cows

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: C. Wand – Beef, Sheep and Goat Nutritionist/OMAFRA; C. Richardson – Animal Care...

Effect of rest stop duration and quality on the welfare of cattle transported by...

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary The objectives of the project are to determine: the effects of varying rest stop duration (including no rest stop)...

Determining the minimum fibre requirement for feedlot cattle

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Determining the minimum fibre requirement for feedlot cattle and improving the empirical prediction of ruminal pH Researchers: Greg Penner...

Accuracy of genomic predictions for feed efficiency traits of beef cattle using 50K and...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lu, D., Akanno, E.C., Crowley, J.J., Schenkel, F.S., Li, H., De Pauw, M., Moore, S.S., Wang, Z., Li, C., Stothard,...

Winter hardy alfalfa

Source: Alberta Beef Producers PROJECT NO.: FRG.02.15 LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Vern Baron (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) COLLABORATORS: Darren Bruhjell, Dr. Mike Schellenberg, Dr. Annie Claessens, Dr. Annick...

Variability of nutrient content in feed ingredients – what effect it has on nutrient...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Ron Lackey – Feed Ingredients and By-products Specialist/OMAFRA Environmental Importance Of Nutritional Strategies Adopting nutritional...

Identifying causal mutations associated with bull and cow fertility and how they link to...

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Identification of causal mutations located in distortion regions in beef cattle genome associated with bull and cow fertility and...

Feeding high concentrations of corn dried distillers’ grains decreases methane, but increases nitrous oxide...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Hünerberg, M., Little, S.M., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., O'Connor, D., Okine, E.K., Harstad, O.M., Kröbel, R., and McAllister, T.A. (2014)....
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