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 collaboration...

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...

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,...

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...

Canadian farmers, entrepreneurs and health care workers to benefit from new investment in research

Source: Genome Canada More than $20 million for collaborations between researchers and businesses to save lives, help farmers and protect the environment Putting research in the...

Crossbreeding beef cattle

Source: Virginia Tech, Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Virginia Tech The economic climate of today's beef business is challenging. Commercial cow-calf producers are faced with...

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...

Select Sires introduces fertility insights with CowManager

Source: Select Sires news release Select Sires is proud to partner with CowManager, the leading cow monitoring company, to introduce Fertility Insights. New data integration...

Angus genetic evaluation reaches historic milestone

Source: American Angus Association news release The Angus genetic evaluation has now surpassed 500,000 genotypes in the database. The actual number stands at 500,879, which...

The economics of feed efficiency — the case for RFI

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Feed costs represent up to 70% of the production costs in a beef operation and it only makes sense that...
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