Genomics and beef production –What is available and what should I do?

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...

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...

Genetic expression profile of beef quality traits that influence general criteria to purchase by...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Meat quality traits such as meat colour and marbling are important because of their strong impact...

New Traits being recorded at the Canadian Angus Association

Source: Canadian Angus Association The new traits include: Residual Average Daily Gain (RADG) Docility EPD Heifer Pregnancy EPD Mature Weight EPD Claw Set EPD and Foot Angle EPD Residual Average Daily...

Fine-tune your breeding for extra money

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives A lot of fuss is made in beef management circles about short calving seasons and high conception rates. A...

Phenotypic and genetic correlations of fatty acid composition in subcutaneous adipose tissue with carcass...

Source: Government of Canada Citation: Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Vinsky, M., Basarab, J.A., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R., Li, C. (2017). Phenotypic and genetic correlations of fatty acid...

Genomic-based identification of environmental and clinical Listeria monocytogenes strains associated with an abortion outbreak...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Abstract Background In a beef cattle facility an outbreak of abortions occurred over a 36-day period and included samples from two aborted (non-viable)...

Beef bull fertility

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: T. Hamilton – Beff Cattle Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction A major objective in a cow-calf operation is...

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 to...

Finding DNA markers for feed efficiency

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Whole Genome Scan for Feed Efficiency Researchers: Dr. Stephen Moore Stephen.moore@ualberta.ca Dr. Stephen Miller, Dr. Graham Plastow, Dr Zhiquam...
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