Groundbreaking research could help ranchers optimize free-range grazing

Source: University of Alberta, By Bev Betkowski U of A team will pinpoint genetic traits that could increase grazing efficiency while protecting pastures. A new University...

Beef cattle genetics

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Joe Armstrong, DVM, Extension educator Quick facts There are several genetic evaluation tools that make interpreting beef genetics easier. Sire selection...

DNA markers for carcass traits

Source: Alberta Beef Producers “Whole-genome positional candidate gene association analysis for fat deposition and carcass merit in beef cattle using a high-density SNP marker set” PROJECT...

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...

Beef Quality: The Actual Research Challenge for Consumer Satisfaction

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Canadian beef producers have a tremendous opportunity to meet the increasing global demand for high quality...

Strategies to improve the efficiency of beef cattle production

Source: Canadian Journal of Animal Science Authors: Stephanie A. Terry, John A. Basarab, Le Luo Guan, and Tim A. McAllister  Abstract Globally, there are approximately one billion beef cattle, and compared with poultry and...

RDAR makes Major Investment in CBIN Genetics Data Platform to Improve Efficiency and Profitability...

Source: Canadian Beef Breeds Council Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) has invested $640,000 in a collaborative research project with the Canadian Beef Improvement Network (CBIN)...

Breeding Goals: Practical Genetics for Beef Production

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca No two beef operations in Canada are exactly the same. Factors such as climate, terrain, forage production, management style...

AngusONE: Genetic Evaluations

Source: Canadian Angus Expected progeny differences (EPDs), generated through our AngusONE genetic evaluations, are predicted breeding values that allow for fair comparison of animals across...

Crossbreeding systems for beef production

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Joanne Handley – Beef Program Lead, Genetics/OMAFRA; Tom Hamilton – Beef Program Lead,...
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