Cattle Genetics http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Advances in ultrasound technology can be utilized on the ranch http://beefmagazine.com/reproscan/advances-ultrasound-technology-can-be-utilized-ranch <div class="field-byline"> SPONSORED </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New ultrasound probes, paired with extension arm technology, make it easier than ever before to implement ultrasound technology onto ranches. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/reproscan/advances-ultrasound-technology-can-be-utilized-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/reproscan/advances-ultrasound-technology-can-be-utilized-ranch#comments ReproScan Cattle Genetics Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:00:00 +0000 104791 at http://beefmagazine.com IGS - we collaborate. you profit. http://beefmagazine.com/american-simmental-association/igs-we-collaborate-you-profit <div class="field-byline"> SPONSORED </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Transparency, cooperation, and a commercial focus are hallmarks of breed associations involved in International Genetic Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/american-simmental-association/igs-we-collaborate-you-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/american-simmental-association/igs-we-collaborate-you-profit#comments American Simmental Association Cattle Genetics Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:00:00 +0000 105091 at http://beefmagazine.com Fall EPDs for Red Angus now available http://beefmagazine.com/selection-tools/fall-epds-red-angus-now-available <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) has released the 2016 Fall EPDs that evaluate traits from calving ease to performance to carcass merit.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/selection-tools/fall-epds-red-angus-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Selection Tools Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:36:31 +0000 104891 at http://beefmagazine.com BOLT software brings more reliability to EPDs http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/bolt-software-brings-more-reliability-epds <div class="node-body article-body">Increased prediction accuracy with BOLT comes through the software’s ability to directly incorporate genomic data into the EPD calculation.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/bolt-software-brings-more-reliability-epds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/bolt-software-brings-more-reliability-epds#comments Cattle Genetics Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:47:00 +0000 103621 at http://beefmagazine.com 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-or_KEL-7_g_uwXK0QLNo0TbD7vtHpjdguWT_oK8rpFY" value="form-or_KEL-7_g_uwXK0QLNo0TbD7vtHpjdguWT_oK8rpFY" /> <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