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Latest happenings at TBeef and around the industry

How docility plays a role in rebreeding success

Taken from http://www.beefmagazine.com/ Researchers have found a link between docility and rebreeding success. Manage for calmer, quieter cattle to improve pregnancy rates in the cow herd. Jan 10, 2017 Calving season will start for us in just a few weeks, and before...

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Multi-breed Stayability: First EPDs Using BOLT

By Drs. Jackie Atkins, Lauren Hyde, and Wade Shafer It's here! The Spring 2017 evaluation includes a multi-breed Stay EPD using the much anticipated new genetic evaluation software, dubbed BOLT (Biometric Open Language Tools). The Stay EPD uses a random regression...

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Custom Genetic Programs and Bulls

What does your ideal genetic program look like? If you had it your way, what kind of bulls would you use? What age would they be? When would they arrive at your ranch? What if you could build your own custom genetic program designed to maximize your profitability....

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TBeef Overview

  TBeef is a bull production and development company specializing in producing bulls that excel in economically relevant traits for commercial producers. TBeef achieves this production through performance evaluation and research and development...

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TBeef’s Feed Efficiency Research

TBeef’s Feed Efficiency Research TBeef has launched a feed efficiency trial that will be an ongoing project at Chappell Feedlot. The is in conjunction with the American Simmental Association’s Feed Intake Project. Past projects done at the University of Illinois have...

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Beef Cattle Economic Selection Indices

Beef Cattle Economic Selection Indices By Admin on May 19, 2016 at 11:35 am Posted In: A, ACMC, Bull Selection, Cattle, Cattle Breeding, EPDs, Genomics, Mangement Tools Summary: Selection indices provide a single value, usually reported in dollars, for the selection...

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6 Steps to simplify bull buying

The below article was taken from the Indiana Prairie Farmer on March 28, 2016. You can find the original link here. Many cattlemen dread buying bulls, according to Eldon Cole, livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension. "When I speak to a group of...

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8 Steps to International Business

During a recent trip to Columbia, I had the opportunity to accompany a number of cattlemen who have experienced varying degrees of success in the international cattle business. I tried to act as a sponge during the trip, taking in methodology and tactics for cattlemen...

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5 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL ANIMAL BREEDING

5 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL ANIMAL BREEDING Locate and heavily utilize one or more animal breeding advisors or counselors. Going to college and working in the beef industry has been extremely humbling. I once thought that in order to be successful in any career or...

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