Bull selection: Using economically relevant traits

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Editor’s note: The following is part three of a four-part series that will help you to evaluate different breeding programs,...

Gene expression pinpoints top feed efficient cattle

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Wide variation between individual animals. Changes in diet, environment and other factors will trigger different genetic responses in individual cattle, which may...

Beef Bull Fertility

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Introduction A major objective in a cow-calf operation is to produce one calf from each cow annually. The...

Synchronizing Estrus

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Estrus synchronization of beef cows and heifers is a program in which an artificially induced hormone or chemical agent causes...

Beef Genome Research: gain without the pain

Source: Genome Alberta, Geoff Geddes “Short term pain for long term gain” may sound like a good deal, but it would be even better without the...

Check Out the 2017 Genetics to Make A Difference Semen & Embryo Manual

Check Out the 2017 Genetics to Make A Difference Semen & Embryo Manual >> Click Here or on the graphic to view PDF >> Click Here to view...

Beef Conference an EnVigour-ating Experience for Genome Alberta

Source: Genome Alberta, Geoff Geddes “Vim and vigour” is a welcome addition to any event. For Genome Alberta researchers, however, it was the chance to share...

Breeding Strategies for Your Beef Herd

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Author: Joanne Handley - Beef Cattle Geneticist/OMAFRA Clear targets are required when choosing what beef breeds you plan...

Beef genomic prediction trial

Source: Beef Genomic Prediction Trial About the project: The beef genomic prediction trial project is a pilot project funded by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in...

Developing a Better DNA Test for Tenderness

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Genomic testing for tenderness in Canadian beef Researchers: Dr. Stephen Moore, Dr. Graham Plastow, Dr. Zhiquan Wang, Dr. Paul...
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