Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle I: An Overview
- Date of Publication
- August 5, 2021
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To manage the genetics of beef cow herds, producers should consider several factors in a logical sequence. These factors are production conditions and marketing, types of cattle, breeding systems, breeds, and selection of individual breeding animals. In cow/calf production systems, it is most efficient and economical to select cattle that fit production conditions, rather than attempting to modify conditions to meet requirements of cattle. (4 pages)
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