Cattle Genetics http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Three-legged approach to using carcass data http://beefmagazine.com/health/three-legged-approach-using-carcass-data <div class="field-byline"> Laura Conoway </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well planned cow programs still need the catalyst of veterinary consultation to optimize profit opportunities. Cattle health is vital to the success of the ranch. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/three-legged-approach-using-carcass-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/three-legged-approach-using-carcass-data#comments BEEF Vet Sectors Health Cattle Genetics Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:15:00 +0000 92441 at http://beefmagazine.com Genomics gaining ground in beef business http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/genomics-gaining-ground-beef-business <div class="node-body article-body">Genomic tools are offering commercial and seedstock producers more precision in identifying and blending genetics to accomplish specific goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/genomics-gaining-ground-beef-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/genomics-gaining-ground-beef-business#comments BEEF Vet Cattle Genetics Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:09:00 +0000 92421 at http://beefmagazine.com How and why commercial beef producers are using genomic tools http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/how-and-why-commercial-beef-producers-are-using-genomic-tools <div class="node-body article-body">Combined, genomic-enhanced genetic evaluation and specific genomic-based tests offer producers a level of selection accuracy never before available. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/how-and-why-commercial-beef-producers-are-using-genomic-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/how-and-why-commercial-beef-producers-are-using-genomic-tools#comments BEEF Vet Cow-Calf Cattle Genetics Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:09:00 +0000 92431 at http://beefmagazine.com How to get more than a preg-check from the vet’s preg-check visit http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/how-get-more-preg-check-vet-s-preg-check-visit <div class="field-byline"> Reproductive Management; By Lee Jones, DVM </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a look at how you can use preg check information to do more than just cull open cows. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/how-get-more-preg-check-vet-s-preg-check-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/how-get-more-preg-check-vet-s-preg-check-visit#comments Health Nutrition Cattle Genetics Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:13:00 +0000 91931 at http://beefmagazine.com 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