Cattle Genetics http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Long-run cowherd trends show fertility is in the crosshairs http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/long-run-cowherd-trends-show-fertility-crosshairs <div class="node-body article-body">The number of cows per herd is getting larger, yet the percentage of the calf crop that is marketed remains flat. Is cow fertility going backward?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/long-run-cowherd-trends-show-fertility-crosshairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/long-run-cowherd-trends-show-fertility-crosshairs#comments Cattle Markets Cattle Genetics Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:59:00 +0000 102861 at http://beefmagazine.com Has cloning research produced the ideal beef carcass? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/has-cloning-research-produced-ideal-beef-carcass <div class="node-body article-body">High-quality and high-yielding carcasses are exceptionally rare. However, a scientific and technological breakthrough may change that. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/has-cloning-research-produced-ideal-beef-carcass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/has-cloning-research-produced-ideal-beef-carcass#comments Cattle Genetics Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:02:00 +0000 102681 at http://beefmagazine.com Comparing different cattle breeds? Use the 2016 across-breed EPD table http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/comparing-different-cattle-breeds-use-2016-across-breed-epd-table <div class="field-byline"> U.S. Meat Animal Research Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USMARC geneticists have updated their long-standing across-breed EPD table with the newest and latest genetic information for 18 breeds.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/comparing-different-cattle-breeds-use-2016-across-breed-epd-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/comparing-different-cattle-breeds-use-2016-across-breed-epd-table#comments Cattle Genetics Thu, 23 Jun 2016 02:47:00 +0000 102441 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s the value of genomics in heifer selection? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-genomics-heifer-selection <div class="node-body blog-body">Research shows a breakeven value of $24 per heifer.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-genomics-heifer-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-genomics-heifer-selection#comments Selection Tools Cattle Economics Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:19:00 +0000 102101 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Genomic testing can improve heifer quality</p> Will you retain heifers from your 2016 calf crop to rebuild herd size? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06022016 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>All indications point to strong herd rebuilding last year, with plenty of heifers retained from the 2015 calf crop.</p></div><form action="/poll/06022016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-10111-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-10111"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-10111" name="choice" value="10111" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-10121-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-10121"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-10121" name="choice" value="10121" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-10131-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-10131"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-10131" name="choice" value="10131" class="form-radio" /> Haven’t decided yet</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="102001" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-CfFe1UDpvhVJUD35dP3GSTxXRmIrWTgx0J3cBLB9i9o" value="form-CfFe1UDpvhVJUD35dP3GSTxXRmIrWTgx0J3cBLB9i9o" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06022016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06022016#comments Breeding Systems Thu, 02 Jun 2016 15:40:26 +0000 102001 at http://beefmagazine.com Bull buyers demand breeding assurance http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bull-buyers-demand-breeding-assurance <div class="node-body blog-body">Buying a bull is a big investment. Find out how other producers are selecting their herd sires to guarantee a successful return. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bull-buyers-demand-breeding-assurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bull-buyers-demand-breeding-assurance#comments Seedstock Ranch Management Cattle Genetics Cattle Economics Tue, 24 May 2016 16:32:00 +0000 101681 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle photo contest now underway http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/cattle-photo-contest-now-underway <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Springtime is a great time for photography, and particularly if you&rsquo;re in the barn our out in the pasture with your cattle.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/cattle-photo-contest-now-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cattle Genetics Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:06:26 +0000 100631 at http://beefmagazine.com The coming revolution in cattle genetics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/coming-revolution-cattle-genetics <div class="node-body blog-body">The seedstock industry has been trying to produce low-input, high-output cattle for a long time. Are we finally reaching the stage where that is going to be possible? </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/coming-revolution-cattle-genetics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/coming-revolution-cattle-genetics#comments Business Cattle Genetics My View From The Country Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:47:00 +0000 100191 at http://beefmagazine.com Burke Teichert: How to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s possible to manage your way out of a hard-calving cowherd, but it takes time and persistence. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/burke-teichert-how-manage-your-way-out-hard-calving-cowherd#comments Calving Health Nutrition Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 07 Apr 2016 12:51:00 +0000 99911 at http://beefmagazine.com Can genomics data be your ticket to better returns on value-added feeder cattle? http://beefmagazine.com/selection-tools/can-genomics-data-be-your-ticket-better-returns-value-added-feeder-cattle <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>All it takes is a glance at the feeder cattle market report to see the advantage of producing and marketing value-added calves.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/selection-tools/can-genomics-data-be-your-ticket-better-returns-value-added-feeder-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Selection Tools Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:40:10 +0000 99691 at http://beefmagazine.com