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,...

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 Cattle Selection and Genetics

Source: University of Arkansas Animal Agriculture is one of the largest industries in the United States and is second to none in economic importance. It...

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...
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