Industry Investments

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Canadian Hereford Association’s Feed Efficiency Initiative Provides Valuable Information to Producers Using genetics to evaluate animals has become more common within...

Genetic improvement in beef cattle makes major strides: Sharper tools reveal more progress being...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The beef industry, just like any other, wants to sustain profitability while decreasing costs. Beef producers...

Winter Feeding Bulls

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Winter is the time to properly feed bulls for the coming breeding season because bull fertility has a major impact...

A Better Test for Anaplasmosis

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Genetic screening for Anaplasma in their tick vectors, and the development of species-specific markers for different species of...

Research plays weighting game with carcass traits

Source: Genome Alberta, Geoff Geddes Mention genomics to a scientist, and the eyes light up with thoughts of recombination, microarrays and polymorphisms. For a beef producer,...

GENEX BRAND NAME TO BE USED GLOBALLY

Source: GENEX news release GENEX will begin marketing dairy and beef cattle genetics across the globe under one brand name. Previously the organization's cattle genetics were...

Genetic Practices to Improve Beef Cattle Reproduction

Source: eXtension.org, Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky, dbullock@uky.edu Summary: Reproduction is typically a lowly heritable trait, but there are genetic practices that can help improve reproduction rates. Introduction Reproduction has...

Three reproductive technologies transforming bovine cattle genetics

Source: Semex, Dr. Patrick Blondin, VP Reproductive Operations and R&D The last 80 years have seen great innovations in the field of assisted reproductive technologies,...

Innovation in cattle feed efficiency

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Dr. Susan Markus, Livestock Research Scientist Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Stettler, Alberta, Canada Defining Efficiency Traditionally, cattle producers would likely agree that...

Beef sire selection recommendations

Source: Extension Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky dbullock@uky.edu, Megan Rolf, Oklahoma State University mrolf@okstate.edu *Click here for printable pdf version. Summary: Selecting the right bull is critical to the success of...
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