Source: University of Alberta Roy Berg's controversial cattle breeding research revolutionized Alberta's beef industry. His research was controversial in 1955, because no one promoted cross-breeding beef cattle anywhere in the world. But Berg knew beef production would dramatically increase with...
Source: University of Lethbridge Researchers in the University of Lethbridge’s Southern Alberta Genome Science Centre (SAGSC) and its bioinformatics core are collaborating with scientists at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to find viable solutions to mitigate Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD)...
Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Special thank you to Dr. John Crowley, Director of Scientific and Industry Advancement for the Canadian Beef Breeds Council, for contributing his time and expertise in the development of this fact sheet. Every living thing has a...
Source: North Dakota State University The beef seedstock business is large, and commercial beef producers have many opportunities to purchase bulls that meet the criteria established in their breeding plans. Breed selection and type vary considerably, and this diversity helps...
Source: Pennsylvania State University Author: Tara L. Felix Expected progeny differences (EPDs) have been applied to improve the genetics of beef cattle for almost four decades. Expected progeny differences are predictions of the genetic transmitting ability of a parent to its...
Source: MDPI Simple Summary Cow longevity is a key driver of the beef cattle industry profitability that can be improved through genetic and genomic selection. Censored data are commonly dealt with in genetic evaluations of longevity, which can unfavorably impact the...
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 profitability of your cow herd. Nearly 90 per cent of the genetic make-up of your...
June 8, 20225:01 AM ET JONATHAN AHL FROM HARVEST PUBLIC MEDIA This hybrid bull, which lives on the A&K Ranch near Raymondville, Mo., will be part of the process to create beefalo that are 37.5% bison, the magic number for the best...
Source: Livestock Gentec Background: The Canadian beef industry is challenged to remain globally competitive while improving efficiency and sustainability. To address these challenges, the beef industry must continue to evolve using advanced technologies such as genomics. Decreasing genotyping cost has...
Source: Kansas State University news release New research at Kansas State University reveals how probiotics may not be as beneficial for animal and human health as thought. Probiotics, in most uses, are organisms considered to be beneficial for gut health in...
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