TITLE

BRANGUS GENETICS OFFER HETEROSIS FOR REBUILDING THE NATION'S COWHERD

PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
American Cattlemen;Jun2014, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of the Brangus breed, a Brahman and Angus composite, to utilize the superior traits of Angus and Brahman cattle. Topics discussed include the characteristics of the Brahman and Angus cattle, the reason that the U.S. beef cow population is at its lowest since 1952, and the significance of using genetic evaluation technologies, performance and pedigree tracking software, as well as genomics to Brangus cattle.
ACCESSION #
96117655

 

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