One of the beauties of the beef cattle industry is the diversity among production systems.
Crossbreeding various breeds of cattle produced calves that are genetically varied. This expanded gene pool has positive benefits on calf survival, growth and subsequent reproduction as mature cattle.
As bull-sale season begins, NCBA webinar focuses on genetic selection, highlighting an old tool; crossbreeding, and a newer tool; genomic testing.
How do you select one bull, or a group of bulls, that will produce the most profitable calves for your operation?
What is crossbreeding’s place or role in the beef industry? What will it look like over the next several decades? I
There are numerous benefits to a well-designed crossbreeding system.
Beef herd owners facing genetic data overload at breeding time can find help.
Science, or rather advancements in science, allow for new or revised tools to aid in selection and management of beef cattle.