TITLE

Texas Angus breeder crushes conventional wisdom with old-fashioned linebreeding

AUTHOR(S)
Newport, Alan
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Mid-South Farmer;Feb2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, pBP2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the line breeding practiced by Bill Woods in growing and breeding Angus cattle in Houston, Texas. It explains that by using real fed-cattle data and buying a set of linebred cattle, Woods was able to win several awards for carcass performance while being thrifty on forage. Woods also believes that carcass data from the calves and intense interest is necessary to gain sufficient knowledge about the stocks and in ensuring that the extensive performance of every cow and bull.
ACCESSION #
58687313

 

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