Cattle: Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.Breeding: The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.Meat: The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.Cattle Diseases: Diseases of domestic cattle of the genus Bos. It includes diseases of cows, yaks, and zebus.Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Hybrid Vigor: The adaptive superiority of the heterozygous GENOTYPE with respect to one or more characters in comparison with the corresponding HOMOZYGOTE.Least-Squares Analysis: A principle of estimation in which the estimates of a set of parameters in a statistical model are those quantities minimizing the sum of squared differences between the observed values of a dependent variable and the values predicted by the model.Weaning: Permanent deprivation of breast milk and commencement of nourishment with other food. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Crosses, Genetic: Deliberate breeding of two different individuals that results in offspring that carry part of the genetic material of each parent. The parent organisms must be genetically compatible and may be from different varieties or closely related species.Weight Gain: Increase in BODY WEIGHT over existing weight.Sheep: Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.Body Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Food Technology: The application of knowledge to the food industry.Abattoirs: Places where animals are slaughtered and dressed for market.Animal Feed: Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena: Nutritional physiology of animals.Random Allocation: A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Dog Diseases: Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.United States Department of Agriculture: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with improving and maintaining farm income and developing and expanding markets for agricultural products. Through inspection and grading services it safeguards and insures standards of quality in food supply and production.Tuberculosis, Bovine: An infection of cattle caused by MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. It is transmissible to man and other animals.Rumen: The first stomach of ruminants. It lies on the left side of the body, occupying the whole of the left side of the abdomen and even stretching across the median plane of the body to the right side. It is capacious, divided into an upper and a lower sac, each of which has a blind sac at its posterior extremity. The rumen is lined by mucous membrane containing no digestive glands, but mucus-secreting glands are present in large numbers. Coarse, partially chewed food is stored and churned in the rumen until the animal finds circumstances convenient for rumination. When this occurs, little balls of food are regurgitated through the esophagus into the mouth, and are subjected to a second more thorough mastication, swallowed, and passed on into other parts of the compound stomach. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)Meat-Packing Industry: The aggregate enterprise of technically producing packaged meat.Reproduction: The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)Body Composition: The relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.Dystocia: Slow or difficult OBSTETRIC LABOR or CHILDBIRTH.Poaceae: A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.Goats: Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned RUMINANTS of the genus Capra, in the family Bovidae, closely related to the SHEEP.Animals, Inbred Strains: Animals produced by the mating of progeny over multiple generations. The resultant strain of animals is virtually identical genotypically. Highly inbred animal lines allow the study of certain traits in a relatively pure form. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Species Specificity: The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.Trypanosomiasis, Bovine: Infection in cattle caused by various species of trypanosomes.Milk: The white liquid secreted by the mammary glands. It contains proteins, sugar, lipids, vitamins, and minerals.Wool: The hair of SHEEP or other animals that is used for weaving.Lactation: The processes of milk secretion by the maternal MAMMARY GLANDS after PARTURITION. The proliferation of the mammary glandular tissue, milk synthesis, and milk expulsion or let down are regulated by the interactions of several hormones including ESTRADIOL; PROGESTERONE; PROLACTIN; and OXYTOCIN.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Dogs: The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)Swine: Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).Sheep, Domestic: A species of sheep, Ovis aries, descended from Near Eastern wild forms, especially mouflon.Animal Identification Systems: Procedures for recognizing individual animals and certain identifiable characteristics pertaining to them; includes computerized methods, ear tags, etc.Microsatellite Repeats: A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).Genotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Quantitative Trait, Heritable: A characteristic showing quantitative inheritance such as SKIN PIGMENTATION in humans. (From A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)Digestion: The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.Eating: The consumption of edible substances.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Fertility: The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.Buffaloes: Ruminants of the family Bovidae consisting of Bubalus arnee and Syncerus caffer. This concept is differentiated from BISON, which refers to Bison bison and Bison bonasus.Sheep Diseases: Diseases of domestic and mountain sheep of the genus Ovis.Meat Products: Articles of food which are derived by a process of manufacture from any portion of carcasses of any animal used for food (e.g., head cheese, sausage, scrapple).Silage: Fodder converted into succulent feed for livestock through processes of anaerobic fermentation (as in a silo).Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex: A multifactorial disease of CATTLE resulting from complex interactions between environmental factors, host factors, and pathogens. The environmental factors act as stressors adversely affecting the IMMUNE SYSTEM and other host defenses and enhancing transmission of infecting agents.Birth Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Inbreeding: The mating of plants or non-human animals which are closely related genetically.Litter Size: The number of offspring produced at one birth by a viviparous animal.Feces: Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.Postpartum Period: In females, the period that is shortly after giving birth (PARTURITION).Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Horses: Large, hoofed mammals of the family EQUIDAE. Horses are active day and night with most of the day spent seeking and consuming food. Feeding peaks occur in the early morning and late afternoon, and there are several daily periods of rest.Fats: The glyceryl esters of a fatty acid, or of a mixture of fatty acids. They are generally odorless, colorless, and tasteless if pure, but they may be flavored according to origin. Fats are insoluble in water, soluble in most organic solvents. They occur in animal and vegetable tissue and are generally obtained by boiling or by extraction under pressure. They are important in the diet (DIETARY FATS) as a source of energy. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Rhipicephalus: A genus of TICKS, in the family IXODIDAE, widespread in Africa. Members of the genus include many important vectors of animal and human pathogens.Models, Genetic: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of genetic processes or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Insemination, Artificial: Artificial introduction of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.Sus scrofa: A species of SWINE, in the family Suidae, comprising a number of subspecies including the domestic pig Sus scrofa domestica.Scrotum: A cutaneous pouch of skin containing the testicles and spermatic cords.Escherichia coli O157: A verocytotoxin-producing serogroup belonging to the O subfamily of Escherichia coli which has been shown to cause severe food-borne disease. A strain from this serogroup, serotype H7, which produces SHIGA TOXINS, has been linked to human disease outbreaks resulting from contamination of foods by E. coli O157 from bovine origin.Pregnancy, Animal: The process of bearing developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero in non-human mammals, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Animals, Domestic: Animals which have become adapted through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with humans. They include animals domesticated by humans to live and breed in a tame condition on farms or ranches for economic reasons, including LIVESTOCK (specifically CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; etc.), POULTRY; and those raised or kept for pleasure and companionship, e.g., PETS; or specifically DOGS; CATS; etc.Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide: A single nucleotide variation in a genetic sequence that occurs at appreciable frequency in the population.Food Packaging: Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for processed and raw foods and beverages. It includes packaging intended to be used for storage and also used for preparation of foods such as microwave food containers versus COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS. Packaging materials may be intended for food contact or designated non-contact, for example, shipping containers. FOOD LABELING is also available.Adipose Tissue: Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals, there are two types of adipose tissue, the WHITE FAT and the BROWN FAT. Their relative distributions vary in different species with most adipose tissue being white.Estrus Synchronization: Occurrence or induction of ESTRUS in all of the females in a group at the same time, applies only to non-primate mammals with ESTROUS CYCLE.Brucellosis, Bovine: A disease of cattle caused by bacteria of the genus BRUCELLA leading to abortion in late pregnancy. BRUCELLA ABORTUS is the primary infective agent.Plant Poisoning: Poisoning by the ingestion of plants or its leaves, berries, roots or stalks. The manifestations in both humans and animals vary in severity from mild to life threatening. In animals, especially domestic animals, it is usually the result of ingesting moldy or fermented forage.Muscle, Skeletal: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.Equidae: A family of hoofed MAMMALS consisting of HORSES, donkeys, and zebras. Members of this family are strict herbivores and can be classified as either browsers or grazers depending on how they feed.Sexual Maturation: Achievement of full sexual capacity in animals and in humans.Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform: A transmissible spongiform encephalopathy of cattle associated with abnormal prion proteins in the brain. Affected animals develop excitability and salivation followed by ATAXIA. This disorder has been associated with consumption of SCRAPIE infected ruminant derived protein. This condition may be transmitted to humans, where it is referred to as variant or new variant CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB SYNDROME. (Vet Rec 1998 Jul 25;143(41):101-5)Genetic Markers: A phenotypically recognizable genetic trait which can be used to identify a genetic locus, a linkage group, or a recombination event.Animals, Suckling: Young, unweaned mammals. Refers to nursing animals whether nourished by their biological mother, foster mother, or bottle fed.Trimethylsilyl Compounds: Organic silicon derivatives used to characterize hydroxysteroids, nucleosides, and related compounds. Trimethylsilyl esters of amino acids are used in peptide synthesis.Food Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food and food products. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms: the presence of various non-pathogenic bacteria and fungi in cheeses and wines, for example, is included in this concept.Haplotypes: The genetic constitution of individuals with respect to one member of a pair of allelic genes, or sets of genes that are closely linked and tend to be inherited together such as those of the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.Zea mays: A plant species of the family POACEAE. It is a tall grass grown for its EDIBLE GRAIN, corn, used as food and animal FODDER.Gene Frequency: The proportion of one particular in the total of all ALLELES for one genetic locus in a breeding POPULATION.Phenotype: The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.Selection, Genetic: Differential and non-random reproduction of different genotypes, operating to alter the gene frequencies within a population.Zeranol: A non-steroidal estrogen analog.Neospora: A genus of protozoan parasites of the subclass COCCIDIA. Its species are parasitic in dogs, cattle, goats, and sheep, among others. N. caninum, a species that mainly infects dogs, is intracellular in neural and other cells of the body, multiplies by endodyogeny, has no parasitophorous vacuole, and has numerous rhoptries. It is known to cause lesions in many tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord as well as abortion in the expectant mother.Housing, AnimalDrug Implants: Small containers or pellets of a solid drug implanted in the body to achieve sustained release of the drug.PortugalOvulation: The discharge of an OVUM from a rupturing follicle in the OVARY.Estrus: The period in the ESTROUS CYCLE associated with maximum sexual receptivity and fertility in non-primate female mammals.Genome: The genetic complement of an organism, including all of its GENES, as represented in its DNA, or in some cases, its RNA.Abortion, Veterinary: Premature expulsion of the FETUS in animals.Chromosomes, Mammalian: Complex nucleoprotein structures which contain the genomic DNA and are part of the CELL NUCLEUS of MAMMALS.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Bison: A genus of the family Bovidae having two species: B. bison and B. bonasus. This concept is differentiated from BUFFALOES, which refers to Bubalus arnee and Syncerus caffer.Coccidiosis: Protozoan infection found in animals and man. It is caused by several different genera of COCCIDIA.Abomasum: The fourth stomach of ruminating animals. It is also called the "true" stomach. It is an elongated pear-shaped sac lying on the floor of the abdomen, on the right-hand side, and roughly between the seventh and twelfth ribs. It leads to the beginning of the small intestine. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)HornsRuminants: A suborder of the order ARTIODACTYLA whose members have the distinguishing feature of a four-chambered stomach, including the capacious RUMEN. Horns or antlers are usually present, at least in males.Progesterone: The major progestational steroid that is secreted primarily by the CORPUS LUTEUM and the PLACENTA. Progesterone acts on the UTERUS, the MAMMARY GLANDS and the BRAIN. It is required in EMBRYO IMPLANTATION; PREGNANCY maintenance, and the development of mammary tissue for MILK production. Progesterone, converted from PREGNENOLONE, also serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.Animals, Wild: Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.Alleles: Variant forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous CHROMOSOMES, and governing the variants in production of the same gene product.Hybridization, Genetic: The genetic process of crossbreeding between genetically dissimilar parents to produce a hybrid.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Tick Infestations: Infestations with soft-bodied (Argasidae) or hard-bodied (Ixodidae) ticks.Cereals: Seeds from grasses (POACEAE) which are important in the diet.Theileriasis: Infection of cattle, sheep, or goats with protozoa of the genus THEILERIA. This infection results in an acute or chronic febrile condition.Dietary Proteins: Proteins obtained from foods. They are the main source of the ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Food Inspection: Examination of foods to assure wholesome and clean products free from unsafe microbes or chemical contamination, natural or added deleterious substances, and decomposition during production, processing, packaging, etc.Bacterial Shedding: The expelling of bacteria from the body. Important routes include the respiratory tract, genital tract, and intestinal tract.Taste: The ability to detect chemicals through gustatory receptors in the mouth, including those on the TONGUE; the PALATE; the PHARYNX; and the EPIGLOTTIS.Manure: Accumulations of solid or liquid animal excreta usually from stables and barnyards with or without litter material. Its chief application is as a fertilizer. (From Webster's 3d ed)Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Melengestrol Acetate: A 6-methyl PROGESTERONE acetate with reported glucocorticoid activity and effect on ESTRUS.Bovine Virus Diarrhea-Mucosal Disease: Acute disease of cattle caused by the bovine viral diarrhea viruses (DIARRHEA VIRUSES, BOVINE VIRAL). Often mouth ulcerations are the only sign but fever, diarrhea, drop in milk yield, and loss of appetite are also seen. Severity of clinical disease varies and is strain dependent. Outbreaks are characterized by low morbidity and high mortality.Mustelidae: A family of terrestrial carnivores with long, slender bodies, long tails, and anal scent glands. They include badgers, weasels, martens, FERRETS; MINKS; wolverines, polecats, and OTTERS.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Food Contamination: The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.Fermentation: Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.Food Quality: Ratings of the characteristics of food including flavor, appearance, nutritional content, and the amount of microbial and chemical contamination.Fatty Acids, Volatile: Short-chain fatty acids of up to six carbon atoms in length. They are the major end products of microbial fermentation in the ruminant digestive tract and have also been implicated in the causation of neurological diseases in humans.Genetics, Population: The discipline studying genetic composition of populations and effects of factors such as GENETIC SELECTION, population size, MUTATION, migration, and GENETIC DRIFT on the frequencies of various GENOTYPES and PHENOTYPES using a variety of GENETIC TECHNIQUES.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Tropical Climate: A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Heterozygote: An individual having different alleles at one or more loci regarding a specific character.Foot-and-Mouth DiseaseParasitic Diseases, Animal: Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. The infestation may be experimental or veterinary.Pedigree: The record of descent or ancestry, particularly of a particular condition or trait, indicating individual family members, their relationships, and their status with respect to the trait or condition.Trypanosoma congolense: A species of Trypanosome hemoflagellates that is carried by tsetse flies and causes severe anemia in cattle. These parasites are also found in horses, sheep, goats, and camels.Medicago sativa: A plant species of the family FABACEAE widely cultivated for ANIMAL FEED.Enzootic Bovine Leukosis: A lymphoid neoplastic disease in cattle caused by the bovine leukemia virus. Enzootic bovine leukosis may take the form of lymphosarcoma, malignant lymphoma, or leukemia but the presence of malignant cells in the blood is not a consistent finding.Food Additives: Substances which are of little or no nutritive value, but are used in the processing or storage of foods or animal feed, especially in the developed countries; includes ANTIOXIDANTS; FOOD PRESERVATIVES; FOOD COLORING AGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS (both plain and LOCAL); VEHICLES; EXCIPIENTS and other similarly used substances. Many of the same substances are PHARMACEUTIC AIDS when added to pharmaceuticals rather than to foods.Goat Diseases: Diseases of the domestic or wild goat of the genus Capra.Dietary Supplements: Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or MICRONUTRIENTS, such as VITAMINS; MINERALS; and PHYTOCHEMICALS.Livestock: Domesticated farm animals raised for home use or profit but excluding POULTRY. Typically livestock includes CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; SWINE; GOATS; and others.Food Preservation: Procedures or techniques used to keep food from spoiling.Trenbolone Acetate: An anabolic steroid used mainly as an anabolic agent in veterinary practice.Mycobacterium bovis: The bovine variety of the tubercle bacillus. It is called also Mycobacterium tuberculosis var. bovis.Cooking: The art or practice of preparing food. It includes the preparation of special foods for diets in various diseases.Veterinary Medicine: The medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals.Cluster Analysis: A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.Festuca: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The common name of fescue is also used with some other grasses.Nitrogen: An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.Energy Intake: Total number of calories taken in daily whether ingested or by parenteral routes.DairyingEscherichia coli Infections: Infections with bacteria of the species ESCHERICHIA COLI.
Beef Cattle Breeding & Management. Popular Books, Frenchs Forest. ISBN 0-7301-0040-5. Cole B.V.Sc., V.G. (1978). Beef ... Akabane virus Beef cattle Black Hereford Bovine genome Cattle Dairy Dairy cattle Dairy farming Heifer Farming Lactation Milking ... The remainder of the male calves may be reared for beef or veal; however, some extreme dairy breeds carry so little muscle that ... This system is commonly used for rearing beef cattle throughout the world. Cows kept on poor forage (as is typical in ...
Beef Cattle Breeding & Management. Popular Books, Frenchs Forest. ISBN 0-7301-0040-5. The Northern Daily Leader, 6 February ... The Acton Super Beef Open Campdraft has prize money of $80,000. This event, alone attracted 605 entries, which was conducted ... In a campdrafting competition, a rider on horseback must "cut out" one beast from the mob of cattle in the yard or the "camp" ... The most popular breed of horse for campdrafting is the Australian Stock Horse. These horses developed from bloodlines of ...
Beattie, William A. (1990). Beef Cattle Breeding & Management. Popular Books. ISBN 0-7301-0040-5. "Wedge-tailed eagles do ... As the breeding season approaches, wedge-tailed eagle pairs perch close to each other and preen one another. They also perform ... They leave only when the next breeding season approaches. Wedge-tailed eagles are highly aerial, soaring for hours on end ... Within this home range lies a breeding territory around the nest. The eagle patrols the boundary of this home range and ...
Polled genetics, long a staple in beef cattle breeding are becoming more popular among dairy farmers, with more polled calves ... Many breeds of cattle and sheep are naturally hornless. The polled gene can occur naturally in particular breeds or easily ... Beattie, William A. (1990). Beef Cattle Breeding & Management. Popular Books, Frenchs Forest. ISBN 0-7301-0040-5. "USDA NAHMS ... Although polling is common among cattle and sheep, a variety of livestock species cannot easily be bred to lack horns naturally ...
... is an Italian breed of cattle, formerly principally a draught breed, now raised mainly for beef. It is the largest and one of ... The Chianina breed is widely used for cross-breeding. In the United States the Chianina has been cross-bred with British breeds ... consortium of producers of quality beef from Italian breeds), signifying the five indigenous beef breeds of Italy, the Chianina ... William A. Beattie (1990). Beef Cattle Breeding & Management. Frenchs Forest: Popular Books. ISBN 0730100405. Clara Sargentini ...
Nowendoc, New South Wales
In the United States, Japanese Wagyu cattle are bred with Angus cattle. This crossbreed has been named American Style Kobe Beef ... Some examples are Matsusaka beef, Kobe beef, Yonezawa beef, Mishima beef, Ōmi beef, and Sanda beef. There are four breeds of ... Wagyu (和牛, Wagyū, "Japanese cow") is any of four Japanese breeds of beef cattle, the most desired of which is genetically ... of Animal Sciences, Kyoto University; Kyoto, Japan (1985). "Breeding History of Japanese Beef Cattle.." Archived from the ...
Wollun, New South Wales
Bathurst, New South Wales
Beef cattle breeds are predominantly British, British cross and European cross; the Bos indicus types are present but not ... Sheep and wool production are the main primary industries in the surrounding area with beef cattle a secondary production. Wool ... "Recent beef production and management system trends in NSW". NSW Department of Primary Industries. Retrieved 27 March 2011. " ...
Canadian Beef Breeds Council". www.canadianbeefbreeds.com. Retrieved 2016-12-03. "Breeds - Hays Converter". The Cattle Site. ... Hays chose three particular breeds of cattle in order to achieve the optimal breed of cattle. He achieved this by combination ... The Hays Converter is a hardy beef cattle breed, meant to stand up to the harsh conditions in Alberta. They are equipped with ... Named for Harry Hays, the agriculturalist and politician who developed the breed, it was the first pure breed of cattle created ...
68 In 1989 a breed society, the Buelingo Beef Cattle Society, was started.:68 The breed is noted for the following; Excellent ... The Buelingo is a modern American composite breed of belted beef cattle. It was created in North Dakota, in the United States, ... http://www.buelingo.com http://www.thecattlesite.com/breeds/beef/100/buelingo/. ... The Field Guide to Cattle. St. Paul, Minnesota: Voyageur Press. ISBN 9780760331927. ...
The Bazadaise is a French breed of beef cattle. It takes its name from the town of Bazas in the département of the Gironde, in ... It is thought to result from inter-breeding of local cattle of Aquitaine with others of Spanish origin. It is named for the ... Exported stock has been both raised pure-bred, and used for cross-breeding.:119 The Bazadaise is uni-coloured grey, with some ... Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding (sixth edition). Wallingford: CABI. ISBN 9781780647944. Marie ...
It is one of only a few beef cattle breeds developed in Canada. The latter half of the breed's name derives from the ... These offspring were successful beef cattle, and the next step was to develop this handful of cattle into a recognized breed. ... Descended solely from British beef breeds, it is naturally polled and inherits many of the characteristics of popular cattle ... Animals portal Hays Converter Canadienne cattle Ekarius, Carol (2008). Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle ...
Brackendale, New South Wales
Sandy Flat, New South Wales
Bukkulla, New South Wales
The district's primary industries are sheep and beef cattle breeding. The village now has a sports ground, a public telephone, ... Wyndham started a vineyard there along with a Thoroughbred horse stud which bred some good horses. The Bukkulla stud also ... In 1850 there were 300 horses, 2,000 cattle and 7,000 sheep on Bukkulla. The property was later subdivided by Wyndham Brothers ...
74 The Rubia Gallega is primarily a beef cattle breed. The milk is used in the production of Tetilla cheese, which has had ... The Rubia Gallega, Galician: 'Rubia Galega', is a breed of cattle native to the autonomous community of Galicia in north- ... it is slow in comparison to oxen of other breeds.:109 Barbara Rischkowsky, D. Pilling (eds.) (2007). List of breeds documented ... The breed is distributed throughout the autonomous community, with about 75% of the population concentrated in the province of ...
... cattle are a breed of cattle used in beef production. The Waguli were developed at the University of Arizona at the V-V ... The breed is a resulting cross of the Tuli (a Zimbabwean Sanga breed) and the Wagyu (a Japanese taurus breed). Like the ... Because the Sanga cattle breeds have been developed over thousands of years from Bos indicus and Bos taurus in the Sub-Saharan ... Because the Brahman breed typically yields low quality carcass characteristics, but shows extreme heat tolerance, beef ...
... of beef cattle. Even with low popularity, it is one of the sources of the Tabapuan, another polled beef cattle breed of Brazil ... Mocho Nacional is a beef cattle breed created in Brazil during the 20th century. It is polled; Mocho Nacional means "national ... Like the Caracu, it is a European-origin breed, not Zebu. In Brazil, this breed represents less than 2% ...
Wellingrove, New South Wales
Holstein Friesian cattle
... whether crossed with a beef breed or not. Beef-cross heifers have long been sought after as ideal suckler cow replacements. ... a b A Brief history of the Holstein Breed, Holstein UK *^ Most common breeds of cattle in GB (NUTS 1 areas) on 01 April 2005 ... The pure Holstein Breed Society was started in 1946 in Great Britain, following the British Friesian Cattle Society. The breed ... The Frisii bred the same strain of cattle unadulterated for 2000 years, except from accidental circumstances. In 1282, floods ...
North Oaks Farm
The North Oaks Farm gained a reputation for breeding exceptional beef cattle. Each year his Aberdeen Angus and Shorthorn cows ... The concept of breeding beef cows that would also produce milk was very popular during this time. Although Hill invested an ... enormous amount of money to breed a hybrid beef/dairy cow, his dairy results were marginal, while the beef was considered ... The cattle won several prizes at the show over the years. In 1889 alone his Aberdeen Angus brought home $700 in prizes from ...
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Florida Cracker Horse
The cowboys found that the Florida Cracker horses, bred for working smaller cattle, were not able to hold the western cattle. ... During the American Civil War (1861-1865), both belligerents purchased large amounts of beef from Florida, and the Spanish ... The breed's survival during the 20th century is owed to a few families who continued to breed the Cracker horse and kept ... However, breed numbers are slowly on the rise. The original Chickasaw horse, bred by the Chickasaw Indians using horses ...
Specially bred mustard varieties can produce reasonably high oil yields and are very useful in crop rotation with cereals, and ... Biodiesel produced from beef tallow and palm oil tends to gel at around 16 °C (61 °F) and 13 °C (55 °F) respectively. There ... cattle, poultry). Today, multi-feedstock biodiesel facilities are producing high quality animal-fat based biodiesel. ... SG Biofuels, a San Diego-based Jatropha developer, has used molecular breeding and biotechnology to produce elite hybrid seeds ...
The locust is large and easy to breed and rear, and is used as an experimental model in research studies. It has been used in ... Locusts yield about five times more edible protein per unit of fodder than cattle, and produce lower levels of greenhouse gases ... as compared to 19-26 g/100g for beef. The calculated protein efficiency ratio is low, with 1.69 for locust protein ... Aristotle studied locusts and their breeding habits and Livy recorded a devastating plague in Capua in 203 BC. He mentioned ...
... with specialised breeds of cattle being developed for dairy, as distinct from beef or draught animals. Initially, more people ... They state that cattle suffer under conditions employed by the dairy industry. ... Male calves are sold to be raised for beef or veal. A cow will calve or freshen about once a year, until she is culled because ... "Leptospirosis in Cattle". National Animal Disease Information Service (UK). Archived from the original on 2014-06-19. Retrieved ...
South Devon cattle
... are a breed of British beef cattle. They are the largest of the British native breeds, and are believed to ... Breed history. The early years. It is believed South Devon cattle evolved from the large red cattle of Normandy ... The breed today is predominately used for beef production although it has been milked in the past. The official governing body ... The breed in the nineteenth century. The South Devon had been established as a breed by the year 1800. With a light red ...
Allen, L. R.; Sparkes, E. C. (2001). "The Effect of Dingo Control on Sheep and Beef Cattle in Queensland". Journal of Applied ... White dingoes breed true, and black and tan dingoes breed true; when these cross, the result is a sandy colour. The coat ... The opinions of cattle owners regarding dingoes are more variable than those of sheep owners. Some cattle owners believe that ... "Dingo baiting did not reduce fetal/calf loss in beef cattle in northern South Australia". Animal Production Science. 59 (2): ...
Cross-breeding 'threat' to deer. BBC. 22 January 2009 *^ Whitehead, George Kenneth (1964). The deer of Great Britain and ... It is a ruminant, eating its food in two stages and having an even number of toes on each hoof, like camels, goats and cattle. ... It is higher in protein and lower in fat than either beef or chicken. ... Young and old stags that do acquire a harem hold it later in the breeding season than those stags in their prime. Harem-holding ...
Great Famine (Ireland)
Leon Uris suggested that "there was ample food within Ireland", while all the Irish-bred cattle were being shipped off to ... The principal beneficiary of this system was the English consumer who increased their consumption of beef raised in Ireland.[43 ... He was quoted as saying that "he would not breed paupers to pay priests". Having turned out in the parish of Ballinrobe over ... The British colonised ... the Irish, transforming much of their countryside into an extended grazing land to raise cattle for a ...
The LFA is significant in England's farming on a whole despite these disadvantages: 30% of beef cows and 44% of breeding sheep ... which gave incentive to stock beef cattle and sheep at high densities. This led to, in some circumstances, overgrazing which ... movement away from reliance on beef cattle, increased specialization, and to keep farming land in "good agricultural condition ... Cattle farming in the hills is usually restricted by a scarcity of winter fodder, and hill sheep, grazing at about two hectares ...
Rationing in the United Kingdom
... is a type of crossbred beef cattle produced by crossing Hereford cattle with a solid black breed, usually Aberdeen ... A cross of Hereford cattle on predominantly black-colored dairy breeds results in a similarly-marked crossbred called the Black ... This is because both the alleles for white faces and black coat color are both genetically dominant in cattle. Black Baldy cows ... Baldies significantly increases wherever cattle breeders switch from the traditional Hereford herds to the Aberdeen Angus breed ...
The Maremmana is a breed of cattle reared in the Maremma, a former marshland region in southern Tuscany and northern Lazio in ... Dual-purpose, beef and draught. Traits. Weight. *Male: 850-1000 kg. * Female: 550-650 kg ... These are the cattle breeds considered in Italy to be wholly or partly of Italian origin. Inclusion here does not necessarily ... As in other breeds of Podolic origin, calves are born wheat-coloured and become grey at about three months old. ...
Feed conversion ratio
a b c d e Dan W. Shike, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Driftless Region Beef Conference 2013 Beef Cattle ... The improvement in genetics for growing meat created challenges for farmers who breed the chickens that are raised by the ... University of Illinois Beef Cattle Feed Efficiency *^ a b DJ Cottle and WS Pitchford. Production Efficiency. Chapter 18 in Beef ... Beef cattle. As of 2013[update] in the US, an FCR calculated on live weight gain of 4.5-7.5 was in the normal range with ...
... which are an important beef breed of cattle found throughout the area conquered by the Fulani people and beyond in the Sahel ... Other breeds of zebu are found mainly in the drier regions. Their body conformation resembles the zebu cattle of eastern Africa ... Wealth is counted by how large the herd of cattle is. Long ago Fulani tribes and clans used to fight over cattle and grazing ... westerly to constitute what are today the lyre-horned cattle of West and Central Africa, including the Fulani cattle. ...
"Billy Franks Beef Jerky - Roast Beef and Mustard (40g)". MeatSnacker. Retrieved 30 March 2015.. ... Andean charqui, made in Peru, Bolivia and Chile, is from alpaca, llama or alpaca-llama cross-breeds. Peru is the world's ... Argentine beef. *Beef cattle. *Cow-calf operation. *Feeder cattle. *Kobe beef. *Organic beef ... Jerky from domesticated animals includes beef, pork, goat and mutton or lamb and game animals such as deer, kudu, springbok, ...
... tropical breed of beef cattle developed in North Queensland by several cattlemen from crossing Brahman and British breed cattle ... The breed was conceived in response to the need in the Australian Tropics for a breed of cattle which had good tick resistance ... In pasture and feedlot trials these cattle have shown good average daily weight gains when compared to other breeds. Large ... Other British breeds - mainly Hereford - have since been used in its development to arrive at a fixed tropical breed of ...
Chicken as food
... increased during World War II due to a shortage of beef and pork. In Europe, consumption of chicken overtook that of beef ... The most common breeds of chicken consumed in the U.S. are Cornish and White Rock. ... Owing to the relative ease and low cost of raising them in comparison to animals such as cattle or hogs, chickens have become ... Modern varieties of chicken such as the Cornish Cross, are bred specifically for meat production, with an emphasis placed on ...
North American Piedmontese
... cattle are a breed of domestic beef cattle originating from an imported herd of select Italian ... The survival rate to weaning was 91.1%. Compared with normal breeds of beef cattle, North American Piedmontese cattle are more ... of all beef cattle are derived from Angus cattle. Less than one-half of one percent are Piedmontese, or bred to Piedmontese ... Ritchie, Harlan (2009). "Breeds Of Beef And Multi-Purpose Cattle" (PDF). Michigan State University. Retrieved 19 February 2017 ...
Beef productionEdit. Other than the few bulls needed for breeding, the vast majority of male cattle are slaughtered for meat ... Those of dairy breeds may be more prone to aggression, while beef breeds are somewhat less aggressive, though beef breeds such ... In horned cattle the horns of bulls tend to be thicker and somewhat shorter than those of cows, and in many breeds they ... Many cattle ranches and stations run bulls with cows, and most dairy or beef farms traditionally had at least one, if not ...
Rumen microbes and ecology of male dairy, beef cattle and buffaloes. In: Proceedings Animal Science Annual Meeting, Khon Kaen ... a b Moioli, B. and A. Borghese (2005). Buffalo Breeds and Management Systems. Pages 51-76 in Borghese, A. (ed.) Buffalo ... a b Singh, C. V. and R. S. Barwal (2010). Buffalo Breeding Research and Improvement Strategies in India. Pages 1024-1031 in The ... Breeds of Livestock: Murrah. *National Agricultural Innovation Project: Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Milk ...
Animal welfare and rights in India
Although cattle slaughter is illegal in all but two Indian states, poor enforcement of cattle protection laws has allowed a ... The Breeding of and Experiments on Animals (Control and Supervision) Rules, 1998 sets general requirements for breeding and ... India became the world's largest exporter of beef in 2012. According to a 2012 FAO report, India also had the world's largest ... Cow protectionists opposed the slaughter of cattle and provided sanctuaries for cows. However, cow protection was largely an ...
Black-tailed prairie dog
O'Meilia, M. E.; Knopf, F. L.; Lewis, J. C. (1982). "Some consequences of competition between prairie dogs and beef cattle". ... Minimum breeding age for the black-tailed prairie dog is usually two years, but yearlings may breed if space and food ... and domestic cattle often prefer foraging in black-tailed prairie dog colonies. Animals that ... Cattle used colonies in proportion to the colony's availability, and grazed as intensively on colonies as on areas not occupied ...
Carter, Thomas A.; Poore, Matt (1995), Deep Stacking Broiler Litter As A Feed For Beef Cattle, North Carolina State University ... The use of poultry litter as food for beef cattle is legal in the United States. Prior to 1967, the use of poultry litter as ... use as feed for cattle in the commercial beef industry, land application as a fertilizer for crops or pastures, or occasionally ... Use as cattle feed. Traditionally used as fertilizer, it is now also used as a livestock feed as a cost-saving measure ...
However, beef cattle can also be bred through artificial insemination. Cattle are normally bred during the summer so that ... Breeds known as dual-purpose breeds are also used for beef production. These breeds have been selected for two purposes at once ... Beef cattle are cattle raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle, used for milk production). The meat of ... Beef cattle" (PDF). Agriculture Canada. Retrieved April 6, 2013. "Code of practice for the care and handling of beef cattle: ...
Today the Cerrado region provides more than 70% of the beef cattle production in the country, being also a major production ... Most birds found in the Cerrado breed there although there are some Austral migrants (breed in temperate South America and ... directed mainly at the extensive production of beef cattle for subsistence of the local market, since cerrado soils are ... of the birds breed only in open habitats and 21% breed in either open or closed habitats. Many of the birds in the Cerrado ...
Susceptible animals include cattle, water buffalo, sheep, goats, pigs, antelope, deer, and bison. It has also been known ... Some countries such as Brazil and Argentina which have large beef exporting industries, practise vaccination in some areas but ... and Asia-1 were available and administered to zoo animals and valuable breeding hogs. At the end of March, half a million new ... Around ten million sheep and cattle were killed in an eventually successful attempt to halt the disease. The county of ...
The Hereford is a British breed of beef cattle that originated in the county of Herefordshire, in the West Midlands of England. ... List of cattle breeds. References. *^ "Breeds of Livestock - Cattle". Retrieved 5 April 2010.. .mw-parser-output cite. ... "Dwarfism in Beef Cattle." Dwarfism in Beef Cattle. Proc. Of 41st Annual Livestock Feeders' Day, Kansas State University, ... "Commercial Beef Cattle in New Zealand". Beef New Zealand. Archived from the original on 23 May 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2010.. ...
Beef Cattle Breeding Management - AbeBooks
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How to identify common breeds of beef cattle - Farm and Dairy
However, only about 12 to 15 breeds have a major influence on the cattle industry. ... Over 70 breeds of cattle can be found in the United States today. ... Angus cattle are a staple of the American beef industry. It is the most common breed of beef cattle in the U.S., known for ... Last week, we reviewed the most common breeds of dairy cattle. This week well look at the most common breeds of beef cattle in ...
Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle VI: Creating Breeds
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New Scottish store opens selling world's most expensive beef from home-bred cattle - Daily Record
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Breeds - Beef Shorthorn - The Cattle Site
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Highland Cattle as a beef breed - LSB
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The aim of the present study was to identify and better understand biological pathways defining marbling in beef cattle. ... Pathway analysis revealed 17 pathways that were significantly different between well-marbled and lean-marbled beef. The MAPK ... Pathway analysis revealed 17 pathways that were significantly different between well-marbled and lean-marbled beef. The MAPK ... The aim of the present study was to identify and better understand biological pathways defining marbling in beef cattle. ...
Feeding tests with different breeds of beef cattle :: University of Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station
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Improvement of beef cattle through breeding methods.
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- Suitable for the cattle farmer, animal husbandry enthusiast or livestock historian, this book features a variety of information that is still of practical use today. (abebooks.com)
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- In the old days, the word "cattle" was not in reference to bovines at … all, but rather an Old French term, "catel" (derived from the Latin word "caput") for moveable personal property such as livestock of any kind. (answers.com)
- In older English sources such as from the King James Version of the Bible, "cattle" refers to livestock, as opposed to "deer" which refers to wildlife. (answers.com)
- You'll find the net's best cattle news, free livestock classified ads, free ranch listing, the latest USDA livestock market report, free ranch email, Baxter Black, and a free newsletter just for ranchers. (cattle-today.com)
- Breed and Composite Defined A common definition of a breed is a genetic strain or type of domestic livestock that has consistent and inherited characteristics such as coat color or pattern, presence or absence of horns, or other qualitative criteria. (sportdocbox.com)
- In simple terms, these common characteristics are the performance traits that are often associated with a breed as its reputation has grown over time and represent the core traits for which a breed of livestock has been selected for over time. (sportdocbox.com)
- Scotland's beef and dairy farmers could soon be feeding their cattle seaweed as part of efforts by scientists to develop more environmentally-sustainable livestock diets. (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- Livestock without horns, the result of selective breeding. (thecanadianencyclopedia.ca)
- The course aims at providing students with knowledge on the rearing techniques of the different animal species (dairy and beef cattle, poultry, pigs, sheep, goats, equines) underlining some of the effects of the farming systems on livestock production, the quality of products of animal origin, the environment, and animal welfare. (unimi.it)
- There is never 'one size fits all,' in my opinion, and there are so many different segments within the Hereford industry on how you can market cattle," said Jason Barber of Superior Livestock. (hereford.org)
- No matter what you are marketing - whether it is fed cattle or feeder cattle or purebred livestock or whatever widget you might be selling - when you're working with someone, just treat them fairly," Johnson said. (hereford.org)
- Welcome to Wagonhound Land & Livestock, the leader in Wyoming horse breeding , red angus cattle sales, hay sales and outfitting. (top20sites.com)
- Welcome to Wagonhound Land and Livestock, a working ranch with some of the top American Quarter Horses and Red Angus cattle in the country, and operations spanning more than 200,000 acres. (top20sites.com)
- Work on breeding the Hays Converter began in 1959, and it was officially recognized by the Canadian beef industry under the Canada Livestock Pedigree Act in December 1975. (wikipedia.org)
- educational visits at two livestock farms, one for cattle and one for pigs, to verify in the field the information and the knowledge gained in classroom. (unimi.it)
- The Shorthorn cattle breed is one of Great Britain's native livestock breeds and has had a considerable impact on the beef industry from very early days. (infobarrel.com)
- His ideas revolutionised livestock breeding methods. (infobarrel.com)
- Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers, including several from Wageningen Livestock Research, on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls. (wur.nl)
- MYANMAR - Live cattle exports have been on the rise since the trade was legalised last year, said U Moe Zaw, a director from the Livestock Breeding & Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. (thedairysite.com)
- When applying for a permit to export cattle, they need to register for a temporary holding station at the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department. (thedairysite.com)
- Once the Livestock Breeding & Veterinary Department has certified the cattle as healthy, the exporter must apply for approval to export from the government following which the Department of Trade under the Ministry of Commerce will issue an export license. (thedairysite.com)
- Additionally, Angus calves mature faster than other breeds. (farmanddairy.com)
- Angus cattle are relatively docile and hardy. (farmanddairy.com)
- The first Angus cattle were brought to the United States in 1873 when George Grant imported them from Scotland to Kansas. (farmanddairy.com)
- Angus cattle are a staple of the American beef industry. (farmanddairy.com)
- The relationship between stress responsiveness and beef quality of 40 Nguni, 30 Bonsmara and 30 Angus steers was determined. (semanticscholar.org)
- At the time, breeders were seeking a heavier animal with a larger frame than that provided by traditional British breeds such as the Hereford and Angus . (infobarrel.com)
- Researchers at Climate Adaptive Genetics are breeding Angus cattle that will be white-haired instead of black for improved heat tolerance. (agweb.com)
- The idea of using genetic technology to breed a more heat-tolerant Angus calf came to Warren Gill while he was attending a conference where conventional breeding methods for the task were being discussed. (agweb.com)
- Interest in the project has come from warmer regions around the globe, such as Brazil and northern Australia, where introduction of Angus genetics could help increase the carcass merit of the predominantly Brahman-type cattle. (agweb.com)
- The addition of Angus genetics might help increase rate of gains for Nellore (Brahman) cattle in Brazil. (agweb.com)
- Angus cattle can gain on average 35 lb. to 45 lb. per month versus Nellore cattle at 15 lb. to 17 lb. (agweb.com)
- Currently they have a A I program with the Angus association breeding cattle to angus bulls the offspring are terminal. (agweb.com)
- All breeds of British and European cattle like Angus, Hereford, Charolais and Simmental belong to the tarus species. (cattle-today.com)
- Angus cattle perform best on the US beef grid. (agriland.ie)
- Many breed societies such as Angus, Hereford and Limousin have established grids which suit their breeds. (agriland.ie)
- For example, the Angus Society allows farmers to sell Angus-sired beef on the CAB (Certified Angus Beef) grid. (agriland.ie)
- The data summarized by the MARC scientists consisted of records on more than 20,000 animals born between 1978 and 1991, with a re-sampling of the most popular sire breeds in The various sire breeds evaluated were mated to Angus, Hereford and crossbred cows. (sportdocbox.com)
- British breeds such as Hereford, Angus, Red Angus and Shorthorn are moderate in growth and mature size, relatively higher in carcass fat composition, reach puberty at relatively younger ages and are moderate in milk production. (sportdocbox.com)
- Grazing steers from Angus and Hereford breeds, their cross-breeds and a three-way cross-breed (Limousin × Angus-Hereford) were measured for growth, carcass and meat quality traits. (nih.gov)
- Meat from 1/2-Angus presented greater a* than Limousin cross-breed. (nih.gov)
- Limousin cross-breed had greater content of several individual PUFAs, total PUFA, n-6 and n-3 FA than Angus and 1/2-Angus. (nih.gov)
- In South Africa there are a number of polled breeds of European descent such as the Hereford, Angus, Charolais and Limousin, as well as a few local breeds, including the South African Bonsmara, Tuli and Drakensberger, that introgressed the polled gene. (rmrdsaonline.co.za)
- During the study reproductive and weaning performance of different beef cattle breeds (Hungarian Grey, Hungarian Simmental, Angus, Hereford, Charolais, Limousin, Blonde d' Aquitaine) were evaluated in the similar and different environment based on more than 3000 heads of each breed. (mtak.hu)
- The objective of this study was to estimate marker effects to derive prediction equations for direct genomic values for 16 routinely recorded traits of American Angus beef cattle and quantify corresponding accuracies of prediction. (biomedcentral.com)
- these may be native British breeds such as Aberdeen Angus, Hereford and South Devon, or from continental breeds such as Charolais and Limousin. (vegsoc.org)
- Bos indicus cattle such as the Brahman breed are suited to subtropical and tropical areas, whereas Bos taurus cattle such as Angus cattle are more suited to temperate or colder climates. (wikipedia.org)
- This early work on beef cattle farming provides a comprehensive guide to the selection, care, breeding and fattening of beef cows and bulls. (abebooks.com)
- Bulls are sought after for breeding and cows calve easily because of their dominant polled gene. (farmanddairy.com)
- Knowing the myostatin status of your animals, will help you to select bulls with the most appropriate myostatin traits for your breeding program. (charolais.co.uk)
- The herd has now grown to 25 animals: ten breeding cows, one stock bull, four breeding bulls for sale, six spring calves, two autumn calves and three yearling heifers, due to go to the bull in December. (edp24.co.uk)
- The analyses of variance and the calculation of the genetic parameters were based on data obtained from on-station as well as in field performance testing of young bulls of the breeds Limousin and Charolais. (eurekamag.com)
- 0.05) calving intervals than cows bred to Hereford and Simmentaler bulls. (ajol.info)
- Effects of stress by unfamiliar sounds on carcass and meat traits in bulls from three continental beef cattle breeds at different ageing times. (semanticscholar.org)
- Variations in meat pH of beef bulls in relation to conditions of transfer to slaughter and previous history of the animals. (semanticscholar.org)
- 2004. Economic evaluation of beef cattle breeding schemes incorporating performance testing of young bulls for feed intake. (koreascience.or.kr)
- Bulls will be the busiest in the first month of the breeding season when there are a lot of females coming into heat (estrus)," said Kansas State University veterinarian Bob Larson during the weekly Beef Cattle Institute Cattle Chat podcast. (thebeefsite.com)
- Because of that, Larson said even if the bulls have passed a breeding soundness exam prior to turnout, producers still need to watch them closely once they are in the pastures with the cows. (thebeefsite.com)
- A good time to check the bulls is when you are checking on the salt and mineral in the pastures in the early morning or at dusk," said Bob Weaber, beef cattle specialist with K-State Research and Extension. (thebeefsite.com)
- The Bonsmara breed requested research on the identification of homozygous polled bulls and the first research project in South Africa was performed at the Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, UP (Schmulian, 2006). (rmrdsaonline.co.za)
- Use of local breeding bulls instead of artificial insemination could be a limiting factor in improving the production of local cattle. (infonet-biovision.org)
- Maine-Anjou/Chiangus show cattle and bulls, semen for sale. (botw.org)
- Yearling bulls that will breed on pasture should be adapted to grass prior to turnout and should not be overly fat at the beginning of the breeding season. (beefmagazine.com)
- Our Highland Cattle are now well in excess of two hundred head and while the female foundation cattle were carefully selected and monitored the herd has benefited most from using some of the best Highland Bulls available. (top20sites.com)
- AC Birkle specialise in the breeding of Holstein calves, cows and bulls. (top20sites.com)
- The goal of Bridle Path Ranch Registered Cattle Company (Bridle Path Ranch, for short) is to produce top-of-the-line bulls and heifers for sale as breeding stock or show specimens. (top20sites.com)
- Over the years, we've focused on the same set of simple objectives, to breed high quality bulls for the commercial sector that leave progeny which are easy to calve, grow as quickly as possible, have excellent conformation and now they're also backed up by good Estimated Breeding Values," he explained. (stackyard.com)
- The vast majority of Thrunton bred bulls continue to sell at the farmgate to repeat commercial buyers from throughout the region. (stackyard.com)
- For example, all bulls destined for breeding spend most of their time at grass, while the majority of the cows are outwintered. (stackyard.com)
- Both winter housed cows and bulls destined for breeding are fed a total mix ration (TMR) fed from a Keenan Klassic 140 and comprising grass silage, homegrown cereals, chopped straw sourced from the family's two tenanted farms totalling 1,400 acres, along with bought in protein. (stackyard.com)
- He had been producing beef cattle for some time but now bought Colling bulls and bred them to large cows which he had sourced from elsewhere. (infobarrel.com)
- By this method each bull can serve very many cows, so only a very few of the purebred dairy male calves are needed to provide bulls for breeding. (wikipedia.org)
- In order to make this possible, Rianne van Binsbergen, PhD researcher at the Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre of Wageningen UR, investigated whether the genomes of all the common bulls in the Netherlands can be filled with the help of these 234 bulls. (wur.nl)
- Whole-genome sequencing of 234 bulls facilitates mapping of monogenic and complex traits in cattle. (wur.nl)
- Because very few bulls are needed to breed with many cows and heifers and to form a complete breeding herd, most male cattle are used for meat. (wikipedia.org)
- They are castrated by removing the testicles to prevent them from being able to breed other cows and heifers, and to take away the male characteristics that are common with bulls. (wikipedia.org)
- Cattle can make a range of noises, from a gentle "moo" to a low growl in warning or to attract females, especially among bulls. (wikipedia.org)
- In addition, takings from the bulls and females grossed more than £1.1 million, another breed record at the mart's current venue. (charolais.co.uk)
- Purebred calves are usually too small to go to market when they are born, so crossbreeding with dairy cattle is common for veal production. (farmanddairy.com)
- Charolais cattle produce heavy calves. (farmanddairy.com)
- The breed has superior fertility, calving ease, mothering ability, and growth rate of the calves. (farmanddairy.com)
- In 1783 Charles Colling found four particular cows recorded as Duchess, Cherry, Strawberry, and Old Favourite among others, and at the same time his brother Robert had noticed the superiority of calves in the local market bred from a bull known as Hubback, which he subsequently bought for £8. (thecattlesite.com)
- Significant breed differences were observed: Limousin calves had the highest proportions of 16:0, 24:0 and saturated fatty acids (SFA), whereas Jersey x Limousin calves had the most 18:0 and elongation index. (edu.au)
- Cows need to produce calves in order to make milk, and in order to produce milk and calves, they need to be bred. (wikihow.com)
- Many such feeder cattle are born in cow-calf operations specifically designed to produce beef calves. (wikipedia.org)
- Beef calves from a dairy herd are taken from their mothers and fed formula before early weaning at around 5-6 weeks. (vegsoc.org)
- Many calves will be sold at market after 10-20 days to specialist calf rearers and beef producers. (vegsoc.org)
- Some calves from a beef herd stay with their mothers for 6 to 10 months of their life until they are fully weaned and then separated for rearing. (vegsoc.org)
- These calves are usually known as suckled calves and are sold on to be fattened for beef or reared as herd replacements. (vegsoc.org)
- This meant that thousands of British cattle once again faced harrowing journeys abroad - with calves destined for European veal production systems which are outlawed here. (vegsoc.org)
- Although it is now a purely beef breed, the dual-purpose heritage has significance for the suckling of calves. (wikipedia.org)
- The Holstein cattle were chosen due to their good strong feet and ability to produce milk with a high butter-fat content, allowing calves to grow faster. (wikipedia.org)
- Mu-Se is recommended for the prevention and treatment of STD syndrome (Selenium-Tocopherol Deficiency) in weanling calves and breeding beef cattle. (valleyvet.com)
- The dosage range for cattle, calves, horses, swine, sheep and goats is 0.5 - 2.5 mg/kg SQ or IM. (valleyvet.com)
- Each feed will be considered for its main chemical and nutritional characteristics as well as the way of use.The last part of the course will focus on the feeding techniques, with practical examples of diets for dairy (calves, heifers, dry and lactating cows) and beef cattle (growing and fattening/finishing) and for pigs (piglet, growing, fattening/finishing, pregnant and lactating sow). (unimi.it)
- A calf (plural, calves ) is the young of domestic cattle . (wikipedia.org)
- Calves are reared to become adult cattle, or are slaughtered for their meat, called veal , and for their calfskin . (wikipedia.org)
- Calves may be produced by natural means, or by artificial breeding using artificial insemination or embryo transfer . (wikipedia.org)
- Some calves are ear tagged soon after birth, especially those that are stud cattle in order to correctly identify their dams (mothers), or in areas (such as the EU ) where tagging is a legal requirement for cattle. (wikipedia.org)
- The single suckler system of rearing calves is similar to that occurring naturally in wild cattle, where each calf is suckled by its own mother until it is weaned at about nine months old. (wikipedia.org)
- however, some extreme dairy breeds carry so little muscle that rearing the purebred male calves may be uneconomic, and in this case they are often killed soon after birth and disposed of. (wikipedia.org)
- Only a proportion of purebred heifers are needed to provide replacement cows, so often some of the cows in dairy herds are put to a beef bull to produce crossbred calves suitable for rearing as beef. (wikipedia.org)
- AAFC 2008 report says that, there were 13.18 million cattle and calves, down 5.1% from the previous year, on 86,520 farms and ranches. (slideshare.net)
- Charolais sired dairy bred calves demonstrate they can not only match but outperform growth rates achieved by other Continental crossbreds. (charolais.co.uk)
- WAGYU is the world's most expensive beef - and it is now available to buy from a shop in Bridge of Allan with the meat coming from a home-bred herd. (dailyrecord.co.uk)
- The couple's 25,000 acre estate in Perthshire , Scotland, is home to over 300 Wagyu cattle and their goal is to extend the herd to 5,000 and make Scotland the Wagyu centre of Europe. (dailyrecord.co.uk)
- It may seem the most unlikely of career moves - leaving behind a glamorous career as a TV presenter in Paris to establish a pedigree cattle herd in Norfolk. (edp24.co.uk)
- As his father Robert had previously kept a beef suckler herd at the farm, Mr Buxton said it made sense to work with animals that the family was familiar with. (edp24.co.uk)
- The breed composition of the Victorian cattle herd as at 31 March1987 is shown in Table 1 and Figure 1. (vic.gov.au)
- In 1773, a herd of Charolais were taken to Nievre, becoming recognised as Nivernais cattle rather than as Charolais. (infobarrel.com)
- The Australian herd book now has over 19,000 registered breeding females. (infobarrel.com)
- Diseases and management problems affecting the whole herd can also be identified much earlier if cattle are pregnancy tested. (vic.gov.au)
- Other technologically savvy "green" investment groups have expressed interest in the work because they understand these breeding methods are an alternative to cutting down the rest of the rainforest for herd expansion. (agweb.com)
- Overall, beef farmers in the Iowa region can expect high prices for the coming years as the national herd slowly begins to stabilize. (agriland.ie)
- It is highly recommended you use AI to breed your cows and not a herd bull. (wikihow.com)
- A group of cows, cattle, or kine (an archaic term for more than one cow) constitutes a herd. (britannica.com)
- Rectal palpation is undoubtedly the messiest, yet cheapest and often quickest form of preg-checking that can be easily learned by all those who have a breeding herd of cattle. (wikihow.com)
- A new breed record for a Beef Shorthorn cow and calf was set at the second part of the dispersal sale of Douglas McMillan's Perthshire-based Coldrochie herd. (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- What can you do this year to better ensure that your herd has a successful breeding season ? (beefmagazine.com)
- Making excuses for cows that breed late and keeping them in the herd frequently leads to problems the following year. (beefmagazine.com)
- Due to the density of herd populations, illnesses can spread very quickly between cattle. (wikipedia.org)
- Our herd of cattle contains hand-picked, select stock of purebred Tarentaise and Shorthorn, all of which are registered and regularly vaccinated. (top20sites.com)
- That's a fact which is just as relevant today as it was almost 40 years ago when the Campbells began to discover the breed for themselves and one which led them to establish the Thrunton pedigree herd of Charolais cattle, now the north east's largest at 380 head and the most renowned. (stackyard.com)
- As demand for Charolais took off, we started to breed a few pedigree cattle and they eventually replaced the entire commercial suckler herd. (stackyard.com)
- Pedigree cattle are perceived to live a charmed life, however we manage our split autumn spring calving herd in very commercial, natural conditions and we believe they respond all the better. (stackyard.com)
- The South Devon Herd Book Society was founded in 1891 when it was recognised by the government as an official body, and the South Devons become one of the fourteen breeds of cattle whose herd books date back to the second half of the nineteenth century. (wikipedia.org)
- They have attempted to produce a bull for this herd by artificial insemination of their aged prize heifer with 45-year-old semen from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust 's national genetic archive. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1958, the Herd Book had separate sections for beef and dairy strains. (infobarrel.com)
- The average beef cattle herd size is 35 head with 80 percent of the farms having less than 50 head. (uaex.edu)
- According to the Beef Industry Fast Facts 2007, average beef cow herd size in Canada is 61. (slideshare.net)
- The breed's main function is within the national suckler beef herd where Charolais remains unrivalled as a terminal sire due to its combined superior growth rate, muscle development, high killing out percentage and meat eating quality. (charolais.co.uk)
- Charolais also plays a significant role as a beef sire within the dairy herd. (charolais.co.uk)
- Marbling, a trait that describes the presence intramuscular fat, is of major economic relevance for beef producing cattle that has a positive impact on sensory quality traits, such as flavor, juiciness, and tenderness of meat. (frontiersin.org)
- Estimated breeding values for growth traits and scrotal circumference were also included for analyses to determine genetic trends of the same five breeds. (up.ac.za)
- A model Indigenous Thai beef cattle breeding structure consisting of nucleus, multiplier and commercial units was used to evaluate the effect of changes in heritabilities of and genetic correlations between adaptation traits on genetic gain and profitability. (koreascience.or.kr)
- The changes in the magnitudes of the genetic gain and profit per cow stresses the importance of using reliable estimates of these traits in any breeding program. (koreascience.or.kr)
- 2002. Estimation of Genetic and Environmental Parameters of Carcass Traits in Hanwoo (Korean Native Cattle) Populations. (koreascience.or.kr)
- Genetic analysis of temperament and its relationship with productive and adaptive traits in tropical beef cattle. (koreascience.or.kr)
- Measurements of temperament and their relationships with performance traits of beef cattle. (koreascience.or.kr)
- Variances and covariances between roductive and adaptive traits and temperament in a composite breed of tropical beef cattle. (koreascience.or.kr)
- Purebred cattle breeds have been selectively bred over a long period of time to possess a distinctive identity in color, size, conformation, and function and have the prepotency to pass these traits to their progeny. (cattle-today.com)
- The breed or biological type of an animal influences economically important production traits including: growth rate, mature size, reproductive efficiency, milk yield, and carcass merit. (sportdocbox.com)
- Large differences exist today in the relative performance of various breeds for most economically important traits. (sportdocbox.com)
- These breed differences represent a valuable genetic resource for commercial producers to use in structured crossbreeding systems to achieve an optimal combination of traits matching the cowherd to their production environment and to use sire selection to produce market-targeted progeny. (sportdocbox.com)
- However, one can also consider performance traits as common characteristics shared by individuals of a breed. (sportdocbox.com)
- Breeds differ in the level of performance for various traits as a result of different selection goals of their breeders. (sportdocbox.com)
- Genetic (co)variance and plasticity of behavioural traits in Lidia bovine breed. (ucm.es)
- The genetic correlation between deregressed estimated breeding values and direct genomic values ranged from 0.15 to 0.80 for the traits studied. (biomedcentral.com)
- Besides breeding to meet the demand for beef production, owners also use selective breeding to attain specific traits in their beef cattle. (wikipedia.org)
- We recognize that breeding for improvement is a gradual process and that many pedigrees have a weak spot, so with each mating we aim to create an improved package of sound, balanced genetic traits and are careful to not breed-in poor characteristics. (top20sites.com)
- The Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) conducts genetic evaluations for economically important traits of dairy cattle . (top20sites.com)
- These three existing breeds were chosen specifically for certain traits they carried. (wikipedia.org)
- Once all desired traits were achieved in the offspring, the breed was closed off to mating with any outside breeds. (wikipedia.org)
- By the time the breed achieved pedigree status in 1975, it had achieved all of the traits Hays had hoped it would. (wikipedia.org)
- Inclusion of field pea grain at a minimum of 10 percent of the finishing diet may improve the tenderness, juiciness and flavor of beef without affecting other carcass traits. (ndsu.edu)
- RAPID COMMUNICATION: Multi-breed validation study unraveled genomic regions associated with puberty traits segregating across tropically adapted breeds1. (nih.gov)
- While the breed was originally selected for meat, milk and work, today, it is used primarily for beef production. (farmanddairy.com)
- Highlanders as an ancient breed were so popular because they supplied crofters with milk, hair and meat. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- It's this meat that has exciting possibilities for the Highland Breed. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- In Scotland, where Highlanders have been farmed for meat for many years, Highland meat is well known as a premium beef. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- The beef industry as a whole has set benchmarks for what a quality carcass is, by measuring indicators such as fat, weight, gender, pH and meat colour. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- Another key ingredient in top class beef is the ability to trace the origin of the meat. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- Breed is heavily muscled and known for high meat yield with a minimum of fat. (vic.gov.au)
- In those days cattle were multi-purpose, functioning as draft animals for agricultural and transport services as well as supplying meat and milk. (infobarrel.com)
- Cattle sold at a sale barn may make several trips across the country before they make it to the meat market. (answers.com)
- Cattle are domesticated creatures descended from the truly wild Aurochs and have been selectively bred and used by man for meat, milk and draft work since the New Stone Age. (answers.com)
- Dairy-bred US beef is heavily discounted as they simply don't have the volume of meat needed for high Yield Grades. (agriland.ie)
- During this time, researchers at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (MARC) have conducted the most comprehensive studies of sire breed genetic merit via their long term Germplasm Evaluation (GPE) project. (sportdocbox.com)
- Blake Hansen loves beef, but admits he is quite particular about the quality of meat he chooses to consume. (thebullvine.com)
- Beef cattle are cattle raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle, used for milk production). (wikipedia.org)
- The meat of adult cattle is known as beef. (wikipedia.org)
- While the principal use of beef cattle is meat production, other uses include leather, and products used in shampoo and cosmetics. (wikipedia.org)
- A trait of this breed is it can convert feed into lean muscle quite efficiently, resulting in its meat to have a reduced fat content. (redorbit.com)
- The increased cost and added work that goes into the raising of Belgian Blue cattle leads to higher valued cuts of meat. (redorbit.com)
- Charolais crossbred cattle are favoured by both sectors of the meat trade. (charolais.co.uk)
- The market, which was redeveloped and opened on its new and existing site in 2009, is capable of holding in excess of 1200 cattle and 15,000 sheep, and holds weekly sales of prime sheep and cattle as well as fortnightly sales of dairy and store cattle, selling in excess of 500,000 sheep and 10,000 cattle annually. (charolais.co.uk)
- Cattle are ruminants (as are sheep, goats, deer, and giraffes), which gives them a unique digestive system that allows the digestion of otherwise unuseable foods by regurgitating and rechewing them as cud. (cattle-today.com)
- Cows belong to the family Bovidae (hollow-horned ruminants , which also includes antelope , sheep , and goats ), subfamily Bovinae (which includes buffaloes and spiral-horned antelope), tribe Bovini (which includes cattle, bison , and yak ), and genus Bos -the names of which are all derived from bos , the Latin word for cow. (britannica.com)
- Cattle and sheep markets performed strongly in the first quarter despite challenges with weather and forage availability, claim auctioneers at Aberdeen & Northern Marts (ANM). (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- Grazing animals such as cattle, sheep, goats or bison with a multi-chambered stomach that digests plant material in a process that includes fermentation, regurgitation and rumination (chewing the cud). (thecanadianencyclopedia.ca)
- Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs. (wikipedia.org)
- Liver 7 Injection is used for treatment and prevention of deficiencies of B vitamins in horses, cattle, sheep, swine, dogs and cats. (valleyvet.com)
- Give horses, cattle, sheep and swine 1 - 2 ml per 100 lbs. body weight by IV or IM injection. (valleyvet.com)
- Currently most archaeologists think wild ancestors of today's domestic cattle, sheep and goats were first domesticated in the " Fertile Crescent " of the Middle East. (thecattlesite.com)
- In addition, the department maintains facilities 40 minutes away from Lincoln for research in all disciplines of beef and dairy cattle, sheep, and swine. (unl.edu)
- Beef prices are set by the quality of the carcass, and that's determined by the works. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- US beef carcass specifications have changed only slightly over the past 50 years. (agriland.ie)
- The current specifications require cattle under 36 months and 470kg carcass weight. (agriland.ie)
- Previously, the carcass weight limit was 425kg but, due to a persistent drought over the last five years which has reduced cattle supply, the weight limit has increased to 470kg in an effort to meet the shortfall. (agriland.ie)
- When boned and cut by a butcher or packing house this carcass then makes about 430 lb (200 kg) of beef. (wikipedia.org)
- One that has good udder attachment, excellent feet and correct leg structure and provide high quality beef and carcass yields. (top20sites.com)
- Very heavy muscled, especially heavy forequarters, makes calving difficulties for some cattle and crosses. (slideserve.com)
- The Brahman and its crosses have since had an important role in overcoming tick and heat problems experienced by the British breeds. (vic.gov.au)
- Crosses between Bos taurus and Bos indicus also show resistance, or at least tolerance, to both heat and ticks.Eventually this crossbreeding paved the way for the development of new tropical breeds such as Braford, Brangus, Droughtmaster, Belmont Red and Charbray. (vic.gov.au)
- If a farmer crosses a pure-bred dairy cow (e.g. (vegsoc.org)
- If the farmer crosses a dairy cow with a dairy bull they will hope that the offspring is a pure-bred dairy heifer so that it can replace the mother when her milk production decreases (10). (vegsoc.org)
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- Genetic selection is key to breeding pedigree cattle, however introducing best management and nutrition are equally important to the Campbell family who will explain their three pronged approach to success when they host a discussion day at Thrunton, Alnwick on Friday 30 January supported by the British Charolais Cattle Society, Keenan Rumans and the SAC Premium Health Scheme. (stackyard.com)
- The breed's general acceptance was confirmed in 1962 with the establishment of the British Charolais Cattle Society (BCCS), after which its popularity grew to the extent by 1970, Charolais was regarded as the international leading terminal beef sire. (charolais.co.uk)
- As such, the selection of the right breed(s) to use in a breeding program is an important decision for commercial beef producers. (sportdocbox.com)
- Over the past two decades commercial beef producers and feedlots in South Africa have indicated a preference for polled breeds, due to increased awareness of animal welfare and market preferences. (rmrdsaonline.co.za)
- Provides Chiangus cattle to the beef industry and provides producers with genetically superior cattle. (botw.org)
- A number of projects are conducted in collaboration with other leading research groups in New Zealand and throughout the world, and the group regularly consults with industry professionals and cattle producers. (beef.org.nz)
- He adds, "Many of the producers we work with on synchronization programs have shortened their breeding seasons and have up to 90% of their cows bred in less than 30 days. (beefmagazine.com)
- In the coming months, the Canadian Cattlemen's Association will be setting up meetings with parliamentarians from all parties as soon as possible to make progress on issues that matter to beef producers. (canadiancattlemen.ca)
- As an organization, the Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) does not take political sides and works with the government of the day to advance the interests of Canadian beef producers. (canadiancattlemen.ca)
- Cattle producers who work year-round to set their animals up for success - through nutrition management, for example - strive for the best possible outcome. (hereford.org)
- Cattle producers who feed field pea grain or forage comment positively on the palatability and have been very satisfied with animal performance. (ndsu.edu)
- Beef cattle producers who use our recommended management practices improve their beef cattle efficiency and profits. (uaex.edu)
- On arrival, Charolais immediately demonstrated its superiority over native breeds in terms of growth rate, conformation and killing out percentage, not only to dairy producers but also to key players in the beef industry. (charolais.co.uk)
- animal breeding beef cattle. (embrapa.br)
- Genomic selection is a recently developed technology that is beginning to revolutionize animal breeding. (biomedcentral.com)
- Then, in 1726, the 'father of animal breeding' Robert Bakewell demonstrated the great advantages to be had by judicious line-breeding and inbreeding. (infobarrel.com)
- 0.05) productive than cows bred to other Bos taurus sires. (ajol.info)
- The Charolais (Bos taurus) is one of the oldest of the French cattle breeds. (infobarrel.com)
- The DNA tests that are available internationally are applicable to European Bos taurus breeds, which can give inconclusive results for indigenous South African and Sanga cattle breeds. (rmrdsaonline.co.za)
- 2014) and besides the two main types of cattle, Bos taurus and Bos indicus , indigenous African cattle, such as the Sanga, are also found in South Africa. (rmrdsaonline.co.za)
- Bos indicus (cattle with humps) including the Boran, Sahiwal and Zebu cows (indigenous) and the Bos taurus (exotic or imported breeds). (infonet-biovision.org)
- In beef production there are three main stages: cow-calf operations, backgrounding, and feedlot operations. (wikipedia.org)
- The technology is also used to treat anestrus beef cows that do not cycle because the physical demands of a suckling calf cause a negative energy balance. (highbeam.com)
- Factors Affecting Calf Crop: Biotechnology of Reproduction provides a detailed compilation of current and forthcoming technology for managing reproduction in cattle. (routledge.com)
- In more intensive dairy farming , cows can easily be bred and fed to produce far more milk than one calf can drink. (wikipedia.org)
- According to the 2003 Farm Financial Survey (FFS), the majority of beef cattle farms were cow-calf operations in 2002 viz: 72%, 17% were feedlots, 4% a combination of the two and 7% were other types. (slideshare.net)
- The words "cow", "bull" and "calf" are also used to describe some other large animals that are not related to cattle, such as elephants , moose and whales . (wikipedia.org)
- Sire breed and breed genotype of dam effects in crossbreeding beef cattle in the subtropics. (ajol.info)
- This project evaluated over 30 sire breeds in a common environment and management system. (sportdocbox.com)
- One of the major outcomes of the GPE project was the characterization of sire breeds for a wide variety of economically important Table 1. (sportdocbox.com)
- Homepage contains information about the Chiangus breed as well as a sire directory. (botw.org)
- Charolais is the leading terminal beef sire noted for its fast growth and excellent conformation. (charolais.co.uk)
- Some breeds are genetically polled (hornless), and many other cows may be dehorned (that is, have their horn buds destroyed) at young age to make them easier to transport and safer to work around. (britannica.com)
- Breeding genetically polled cattle is a long-term, non-invasive and welfare friendly alternative to dehorning. (rmrdsaonline.co.za)
- An increase in proportion Afrikaner breeding in dam resulted in longer calving intervals and a decline in cow productivity, but these differences were not always significant. (ajol.info)
- Fatty acids of the phospholipid fraction were extracted and analysed for sex and breed differences. (edu.au)
- The objective of this study was to characterize breed differences using SNP available on commonly-used marker panels compared to using genome-wide SNP haplotypes derived from the same markers. (iastate.edu)
- Other outstanding breeders at this time, Thomas Bates of Kirklevington, and John Booth of Killesby were developing the Teeswater cattle, and their names and fame live on today. (thecattlesite.com)
- The breed was used in the early part of the 20th Century, primarily as a dual purpose breed, but specialisation for beef and milk led to the beef breeders starting their own section of the herdbook in 1958. (thecattlesite.com)
- Pedigree beef cattle breeders and commercial farmers from across the UK and Ireland gathered at United Auctions in Stirling for the world-famous Stirling Bull Sales. (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- Alliance of progressive breeders working for the continuous improvement of the Blonde d'Aquitaine breed of cattle. (botw.org)
- From 1730 to 1780, local breeders began to take more interest in breeding for certain qualities. (infobarrel.com)
- The aim of this study was to investigate population structure and genetic trends based on pedigree and performance records of five indigenous African beef cattle breeds (Afrikaner, Boran, Drakensberger, Nguni and Tuli) in South Africa. (up.ac.za)
- The majority of previous research on the POLLED locus and polledness has been performed in European breeds, which does not provide a basis for identification of the causative mutation for polledness or scurs in indigenous South African cattle breeds. (rmrdsaonline.co.za)
- As for indigenous breeds, Kenya also ranks high with Ethiopia and Sudan topping the list of African countries with the highest population of indigenous cattle breeds. (infonet-biovision.org)
- Whether indigenous breeds or exotic breeds or crossbreeds will perform best depend amongst others on the climate, the occurring diseases, the available feed resources and the availability of fresh water. (infonet-biovision.org)
- The indigenous breeds are in general more hardy and used to the circumstances, less sensible for diseases and less demanding for quality feed. (infonet-biovision.org)
- Under sub-optimal conditions the indigenous breeds stay healthy and animal welfare is less at risk as with exotic breeds in the same situation. (infonet-biovision.org)
- Although production is low, it might be more economically profitable to have indigenous breeds instead of exotic breeds because the needs in feed and healthcare are lower. (infonet-biovision.org)
- From the glamour of a TV career in Paris to breeding pedigree cattle in Norfolk, it is a homecoming career change which has brought fresh impetus to a traditional family farm. (edp24.co.uk)
- I never really knew how important showing is, but now I know it is a very important part of breeding pedigree cattle. (edp24.co.uk)
- Mr. Ryan is an award-winning pedigree cattle breeder and exhibitor, a past president of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society and is a current board member of the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation. (alltech.com)
Dairy and beef3
- The main nutrient requirements of cattle (dairy and beef) and pigs, in the different stages of growth and physiological phases, will be summarized.In the second part of the course, the main feed (forages and concentrates) will be described. (unimi.it)
- He emphasises that the requirements for dairy and beef cattle are becoming ever more exacting: "Until the mid nineties, a cow primarily had to produce a lot of milk. (wur.nl)
- Martin: We have at least 70,000 people that are working in the system between dairy and beef farmers. (alltech.com)
- To take advantage of the quality end of the market that Highland beef lends itself to, farmers must educate themselves on what the market wants, and how to produce it. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- If Highland beef is to become a viable beef breed, then farmers are going to have to concentrate their breeding and feeding programmes to achieve the required standards in these areas. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- Who did the cattle farmers sell their cattle to? (answers.com)
- There are no Cattle Farmers, they are called Cattle Ranchers, Farmers work the land for planting crops. (answers.com)
- Iowan farmers are fortunate to be able to switch between corn and beef production depending on market conditions, however many large feedlots in the southern states simply shut down or go bust when profit returns are not viable. (agriland.ie)
- She currently works as a forage and beef agriculture extension specialist, advising farmers on a variety of issues relating to their cattle and the forages they grow and harvest. (wikihow.com)
- Dairy farmers are being asked to share their views on the move towards year-round housing of cattle. (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- A new test has been developed to enable farmers and crofters to screen their cattle for liver fluke. (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- The word "head" is used by farmers when they count the number of cattle that they own. (wikipedia.org)
- E. Stringham "Beef Cattle Farming" The Canadian Encyclopedia. (thecanadianencyclopedia.ca)
- Beef cattle farming is a key component of Canadian agriculture. (thecanadianencyclopedia.ca)
- The origins of beef cattle farming in Canada can be traced back to the import of dual-purpose cattle breeds as live sources of food for French and British fur trading posts. (thecanadianencyclopedia.ca)
- Recently, there have been attempts to re-introduce the breed into dairy farming. (wikipedia.org)
- She has over 20 years of experience working with cattle and crops. (wikihow.com)
- Beef farms make up about one-quarter of all farms in Canada, second only to field crops, while the dollar value of live cattle exports ranks just behind spring wheat, canola and durum exports. (thecanadianencyclopedia.ca)
- Wagyu beef originates in Japan and for the past five years has been bred by the husband and wife team of Mohsin Altajir and Martine Chapman at Highland Wagyu. (dailyrecord.co.uk)
- In New Zealand, Highland Cattle have traditionally been a breed that has been embraced by lifestylers. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- In research carried out by the Scottish Agricultural University, Highland beef was shown to be 40% lower in total fat than regular beef and 20% lower in cholesterol, while having improved quantities of iron and protein per 100g. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- In Scotland the Highland Cattle Society offer the "Guaranteed Pure Highland Beef" scheme, where each piece of beef from a farm in the scheme is traceable by a certificate number, which can be quoted to the Society to verify origins. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- Highland cattle as a beef breed in New Zealand is still very much in its early days. (lifestyleblock.co.nz)
- A pair of well-known faces on the agricultural show circuit is preparing to take a team of 10 commercial cattle to the Royal Highland Show next week. (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- An island crofter who is seeking financial compensation of over £20,000 from her former neighbours after their bull broke through her fence and compromised the health status of her pedigree Highland cattle has denied accusations that she could have done more to prevent the situation. (pressandjournal.co.uk)
- Killochries Fold of Highland Cattle , Renfrewshire Scotland. (top20sites.com)
- Below is a list of Highland Cattle Societies and Associations across the world. (thebeefsite.com)
- Are we missing a Highland Breed Society? (thebeefsite.com)
- Dairy championships were dominated by the Holsteins, with black-and-whites lifting the top ticket in all three competitions, breed champion Morwick Sand Queen added to her Royal Highland success by taking the supreme championship and teaming up with Dalesend Storm Maude from A * Wilson to take the Burke Trophy, ahead of the Ayrshire pair. (fwi.co.uk)
- Highland Cattle are highly adapted to cold weather. (wikipedia.org)
- Continental Breeds - Breeds of beef cattle originating in countries other than England. (extension.org)
- What kind of cattle are Continental cattle? (answers.com)
- Continental cattle are the cattle that were imported from Europe to improve the growth rate and leanness of existing breeds. (answers.com)
- But Continental breeds were to the fore on Thursday, with Charolais cow Balbithan Nadia, led out by Jane Hoare for the White family, taking the interbreed championship. (fwi.co.uk)
- Charolais was the first Continental breed of cattle to be introduced to Great Britain and it revolutionized our beef industry. (charolais.co.uk)
- Pedigree completeness over six generations was higher than 88.5% in the first generation for all breeds, except for the Boran, which was introduced to South Africa only recently. (up.ac.za)
- Inbreeding and effective population size for the Boran breed could not be accurately estimated, because it was introduced into South Africa only recently. (up.ac.za)
- Here, the value of genomic prediction, on a trait-by-trait basis, is extended to explore the contribution of genomic prediction to selection for a multitrait breeding objective indicative of economic merit. (newprairiepress.org)
- Genomic diversity and population structure of Mexican and Spanish bovine Lidia breed. (ucm.es)
- Deregressed estimated breeding values were used as observations in a weighted analysis to derive direct genomic values for 3570 sires genotyped using the Illumina BovineSNP50 BeadChip. (biomedcentral.com)
- Bivariate animal models were used for each trait to estimate the genetic correlation between deregressed estimated breeding values and direct genomic values. (biomedcentral.com)
- These results suggest that genomic estimates of genetic merit can be produced in beef cattle at a young age but the recurrent inclusion of genotyped sires in retraining analyses will be necessary to routinely produce for the industry the direct genomic values with the highest accuracy. (biomedcentral.com)
- In order to bring them together in a cow in the best and fastest way possible, genomic selection is important for breeding organisations such as CRV, and by means of genome analysis we want to improve this further", says Veerkamp. (wur.nl)
- Accuracy of genomic selection for age at puberty in a multi-breed population of tropically adapted beef cattle. (nih.gov)
- Estimation of genomic breeding values for residual feed intake in a multibreed cattle population. (nih.gov)
- However, beef cattle can also be bred through artificial insemination. (wikipedia.org)
- Beef cattle may be produced from dairy breeds where a bull is crossed with a cow, usually by artificial insemination (AI). (vegsoc.org)
- Our breeding program consists of artificial insemination-based fall. (top20sites.com)
- A study was conducted to compare conception rates in 71 Tuli and 86 Afrikander beef cattle bred using either artificial insemination (AI) or the bull. (springer.com)
- Animals were bred using either artificial insemination or natural service at Matopos Research Station. (springer.com)
- In conclusion, the study confirms that artificial inseminated animals had similar conception rates to naturally serviced animals for both Tuli and Afrikander breeds. (springer.com)
- A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. (redorbit.com)
- CME feeder cattle settled narrowly mixed. (albertafarmexpress.ca)
- Firm live cattle futures underpinned August feeder cattle. (albertafarmexpress.ca)
- Spread traders sold deferred feeder cattle months and bought August futures. (albertafarmexpress.ca)
- August CME feeder cattle closed at 150.95 cents, or up 0.05 cent/lb. (albertafarmexpress.ca)
- When raised in a feedlot, cattle are known as feeder cattle. (wikipedia.org)
- Red and black varieties are considered separate breeds in the United States, but have similar characteristics, which is why they were combined. (farmanddairy.com)
- The determination of the right breed(s) to use is highly dependent on a number of characteristics of a farm or ranch such that not every operation should use the same breed or combination of breeds. (sportdocbox.com)
- A breed is a race or variety related by descent and similarity in certain distinguishable characteristics. (infonet-biovision.org)
- Most breeding characteristics are influenced by not one but a multiplicity of variants. (wur.nl)
- Most beef cattle are mated naturally, whereby a bull is released into a cowherd approximately six weeks after calving period. (wikipedia.org)
- Cattle are normally bred during the summer so that calving may occur the following spring. (wikipedia.org)
- The Eazi-Breed CIDR Insert was first developed and used in New Zealand, where dairy grazing cultural practices dictate seasonal breeding and calving, much like the United States' beef industry. (highbeam.com)
- Give breeding beef cows 1 ml per 200 lbs body weight during the middle third of pregnancy, and 30 days before calving. (valleyvet.com)
- A binary logistic regression was used for statistical analysis where breeding method (AI vs natural service) was the treatment factor and conception rate was the measured response while breed, parity and last calving date were non-treatment factors. (springer.com)
- The breeding method, parity and calving interval had a positive Kendall's tau-b correlation coefficients to conception. (springer.com)
- Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures gained modestly before the U.S. Independence Day holiday supported by higher wholesale beef prices, analysts and traders said. (albertafarmexpress.ca)
- CME live cattle August finished at 121.95 cents, up 0.05 cent and October closed at 126.225 cents, or up 0.3 cent. (albertafarmexpress.ca)
- According to The Myanmar Times , the reason for the rise in cattle exports though is that most exporters buy live cattle before reselling them. (thedairysite.com)
- Currently, the export of live cattle has to be carried out by linking with the Department of Trade. (thedairysite.com)