Marbling and your cow herd

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs What Is It? Marbling is viewed as the major determinate of quality grades. It is the term...

The GENOTEND chip: a new tool to analyse gene expression in muscles of beef...

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Jean-Francois Hocquette, Carine Bernard-Capel, Veronique Vidal, Beline Jesson, Hubert Levéziel, Gilles Renand & Isabelle Cassar-Malek  Abstract Background Previous research programmes have described muscle...

Genetic evaluation definitions

Source: Canadian Angus Association Accuracy (ACC) — the reliability that can be placed on the EPD. An accuracy of close to 1.0 indicates higher reliability....

Improving tenderness in beef cuts

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council Project Title: Genetics of eating quality of high connective tissue beef Researchers: Heather Bruce, Ph.D. hbruce@ualberta.ca Heather Bruce, Ph.D., Graham Plastow,...

Replacement Heifers – Money, Management, And Momentum

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Do you raise your own heifers? Or do you prefer to purchase your replacements? Regardless of your choice, developing heifers...

Beef and forage issues series – record keeping and herd averages

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The third article in this six part series looks at benchmarks and ways to track the genetic performance of the...

Federal Funding Supports Canadian Angus Association Research for Economically Relevant Traits to Improve Breeder...

Source: Canadian Angus Association The Canadian Angus Association (CAA) is very grateful for the investment of $238,920 from the Canadian Agriculture Partnership (the Partnership) AgriAssurance...

Definition of high growth genes in beef cattle

Source: Alberta Beef Producers Major step to boost productivity of the Canadian herd. Cattle genomics research holds tremendous promise to unlock the blueprints for animals that...

Composite beef breeds: What are they and how do they work?

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Selecting which breed of bull to buy when there are over 70 different beef breeds to...

Accuracy of predicting genomic breeding values for carcass merit traits in Angus and Charolais...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Chen, L., Vinsky, M.D., and Li, C. (2015). "Accuracy of predicting genomic breeding values for carcass merit traits in Angus...
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