During the past decade, seedstock breeders have adopted genomics to strengthen genetic prediction tools and resulting selection decisions. The IGS-Neogen partnership accelerates the effort for commercial ranchers.
The number of sensor based technologies available to livestock producers continues to advance. Today there are machines and sensors being used to replicate human observation related to sight, sound and even smell.
The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) has announced a Carcass Data Collection Project as its latest breed improvement endeavor. It is a joint effort of the AGA and American Gelbvieh Foundation (AGF).