Livestock Sustainability Gets A Boost From Beef-On-Dairy

By GREG HENDERSON July 8, 2021 Cargill is collaborating with beef industry partners seeking environmental benefits to dairy-beef crossbreeding, a practice known in the industry as ‘beef-on-dairy.’...

Beef Cattle Economic Selection Indices

Source: Kansas State University, Bob Weaber Summary: Selection indices provide a single value, usually reported in dollars, for the selection of breeding stock that optimizes selection on a...

Genome sequencing key to beef cattle specialist’s antimicrobial research

Source: University of Saskatchewan, Nykole King Snyder joined the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) as a beef cattle...

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...

Genetics Matter in Beef: Driving Profit through Genetics on the Ranch

Source: Canadian Angus Association It has been said that it is getting harder and harder to make money in the cattle business – expenses too...

Artificial insemination in cows

Source: Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Artificial insemination or AI has become a popular means of impregnating cows in the modern production facility, but this is...

Managing Reproduction

As a company that distributes genetic improvement, ABS Global understands that the vehicle to accomplish that is primarily reproductive technology. ABS has long been...

Does cow nutrition during pregnancy affect gene expression in the calf?

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: The Impact of Nutrition and Residual Feed Intake on Tissue and Molecular Characterization, Manipulation of Maintenance Energy Costs, and Fetal...

Genomic prediction offers glimpse of tomorrow…today

Source: Genome Alberta Seeing the future can have its pros and cons. For researchers on the Genome Alberta project to promote adoption of genomic prediction...

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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