Cattle Genetics http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en 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 Crossbreeding gets you more than just hybrid vigor http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/crossbreeding-gets-you-more-just-hybrid-vigor <div class="node-body article-body">Crossbreeding has long been touted as the only free lunch in the cattle business. But the “something for nothing” benefit of a planned crossbreeding system goes beyond just hybrid vigor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/crossbreeding-gets-you-more-just-hybrid-vigor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/crossbreeding-gets-you-more-just-hybrid-vigor#comments Ranch Management Cattle Genetics Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:34:00 +0000 87581 at http://beefmagazine.com Breed-back on first-calf heifers starts with nutrition http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/breed-back-first-calf-heifers-starts-nutrition <div class="node-body article-body">The job of getting heifers pregnant after their first calf starts with nutrition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/breed-back-first-calf-heifers-starts-nutrition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/breed-back-first-calf-heifers-starts-nutrition#comments Nutrition Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86971 at http://beefmagazine.com Is sexed semen the next reproductive standard? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/sexed-semen-next-reproductive-standard <div class="node-body article-body">Reproductive technology in beef cattle is advancing by leaps and bounds. Is your management prepared to take advantage of it?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/sexed-semen-next-reproductive-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/sexed-semen-next-reproductive-standard#comments Selection Tools Cattle Genetics Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:59:00 +0000 86781 at http://beefmagazine.com Leg conformation is too important to hide on bull photos http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/leg-conformation-too-important-hide-bull-photos <div class="field-byline"> By Marcy Franks and Temple Grandin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selecting breeding bulls with good leg conformation is important, but Colorado State University research shows a majority of bull photos obscure this important trait. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/leg-conformation-too-important-hide-bull-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/leg-conformation-too-important-hide-bull-photos#comments Cattle Genetics Thu, 08 Jan 2015 01:59:00 +0000 85041 at http://beefmagazine.com