TITLE

Texas Angus breeder crushes conventional wisdom with old-fashioned linebreeding

AUTHOR(S)
Newport, Alan
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Indiana Prairie Farmer;Feb2011, Vol. 185 Issue 2, pBP2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Irish-strain Angus breeder Bill Woods of Texas. It mentions that the Angus cattle of Woods have won several carcass awards, and have continued to show top performance. Woods states that his cattle are very thrifty on forage, despite the intense heat and less humidity of his ranches located in Houston. Furthermore, Woods have introduced some American Angus breed to his pure-Irish breed.
ACCESSION #
59309703

 

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