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) to springboard the development of a unified, standardized, and producer-accessible beef cattle genetics data platform. Through...
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 and marketing schemes will dictate the type of cattle that will perform best in your...
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 herds, regardless of environment and management differences. They are expectations of how an animal’s progeny...
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, Production Systems/OMAFRA; Stephen P. Miller – Animal and Poultry Science/University of Guelph Commercial producers can improve...
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 is very important that producers understand the type of animals that are most efficient and most valuable in...
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.’ The Dairy Beef Accelerator is a three-year program to advance research and support beef and...
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 number of traits the define profit in a particular production scenario.  Selection indexes simplify selection...
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 veterinary specialist in January 2021. By using genome sequencing, she’s trying to understand the role...
Source: Canadian Angus Association It has been said that it is getting harder and harder to make money in the cattle business – expenses too often outweigh revenue resulting in limited profit potential. Whether you agree or not, consequently many...
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 not due to the lack of a bull’s interest in cows. Bulls will mate in...
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