Cattle Genetics http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Learn the basics (and benefits!) of fixed timed-AI http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/learn-basics-and-benefits-fixed-timed-ai <div class="node-body article-body">Fixed-time AI has many benefits. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/learn-basics-and-benefits-fixed-timed-ai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/learn-basics-and-benefits-fixed-timed-ai#comments Cattle Genetics Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:30:00 +0000 91801 at http://beefmagazine.com Red Angus association ramps up feedlot, carcass data collection http://beefmagazine.com/selection-tools/red-angus-association-ramps-feedlot-carcass-data-collection <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Red Angus breeders and the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) have long been at the forefront of genetic improvement through the strong and long use of performance data.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/selection-tools/red-angus-association-ramps-feedlot-carcass-data-collection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Selection Tools Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:09:03 +0000 91671 at http://beefmagazine.com You can have it all with genomics, but what do you really need? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/you-can-have-it-all-genomics-what-do-you-really-need <div class="node-body blog-body">At one point, we believed that animal breeding might become all science, but as the science has improved, the need for the “art” side of animal breeding has grown.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/you-can-have-it-all-genomics-what-do-you-really-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/you-can-have-it-all-genomics-what-do-you-really-need#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Genetics My View From The Country Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:48:00 +0000 91281 at http://beefmagazine.com Can we measure cow efficiency? Not as a single trait http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-we-measure-cow-efficiency-not-single-trait <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the holy grails in the brave new world of genetic evaluation is cow efficiency. But efficiency is not a single trait, it’s an index of components. The rub comes in accurately measuring those individual components. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-we-measure-cow-efficiency-not-single-trait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-we-measure-cow-efficiency-not-single-trait#comments Selection Tools Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:17:00 +0000 90861 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Angus cows in the shade</p> MARC updates across-breed EPDs for 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/marc-updates-across-breed-epds-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Genetics; By Larry Kuehn and Mark Thallman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Updated across-breed EPD tables now available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/marc-updates-across-breed-epds-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/marc-updates-across-breed-epds-2015#comments Cattle Genetics Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:19:00 +0000 90721 at http://beefmagazine.com Are no-input cattle a no go? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-no-input-cattle-no-go <div class="node-body blog-body">Back in the 80s, the big-framed, maximum-growth cattle ruled the day. That changed and now we’re chasing the no-input cow. But have we gone too far again?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-no-input-cattle-no-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-no-input-cattle-no-go#comments Business Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:55:00 +0000 90521 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s the least expensive way to breed cows? It might not be what you think http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/what-s-least-expensive-way-breed-cows-it-might-not-be-what-you-think <div class="node-body article-body">While the promise of artificial insemination in the cattle industry has always been genetic improvement, several hurdles, including cost, have kept many beef producers from using it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/what-s-least-expensive-way-breed-cows-it-might-not-be-what-you-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/what-s-least-expensive-way-breed-cows-it-might-not-be-what-you-think#comments Business Cattle Genetics Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:23:00 +0000 90491 at http://beefmagazine.com Genetic evaluation is now in the hands of commercial cattle producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/genetic-evaluation-now-hands-commercial-cattle-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">Long the purview of the seedstock business, genetic and genomic evaluation tools are now in the hands of commercial producers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/genetic-evaluation-now-hands-commercial-cattle-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/genetic-evaluation-now-hands-commercial-cattle-producers#comments Cattle Genetics My View From The Country Thu, 28 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 89721 at http://beefmagazine.com Pyrethrins safe for use in breeding bulls http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/pyrethrins-safe-use-breeding-bulls <div class="node-body article-body">The latest research affirms that pyrethrins and pyrethroids are safe and effective to use with breeding bulls. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/pyrethrins-safe-use-breeding-bulls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/pyrethrins-safe-use-breeding-bulls#comments Health Cattle Genetics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:42:00 +0000 87961 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: How to extend your grazing season; PLUS: horses in the cemetery? http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-how-extend-your-grazing-season-plus-horses-cemetery <div class="node-body gallery-body">From the trenches of Washington D.C. to a cemetery high in the mountains of Colorado, the news making headlines for the beef industry is sure to educate and entertain you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-how-extend-your-grazing-season-plus-horses-cemetery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-how-extend-your-grazing-season-plus-horses-cemetery#comments Pasture Range Cattle Genetics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:28:00 +0000 87911 at http://beefmagazine.com