Category Archives: Cattle Facts

The Australian DNA Test for the Polled Gene

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The Australian DNA Test for the Polled Gene

This webinar will present an overview of the recently released DNA test for the polled gene that provides producers with a tool to better identify breeding animals which will consistently produce polled progeny. Includes an update on the latest improvements that have been made to the test. Presented by Dr John Henshall, CSIRO Livestock Industries

17/09/2012 8.00pm AE

The Beef CRC DNA Test for Growth, Feed Efficiency, Carcase & Reproductive Performance

The Beef CRC DNA Test for Growth, Feed Efficiency, Carcase & Reproductive PerformanceThis webinar will present an overview of the Beef CRC genomic (DNA based) predictions for economically important traits for beef production, including how it will be made available to industry. Presented by Professor Mike Goddard, University of Melbourne 10/09/2012 8.00pm AES

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Effect of Genetic Differences in Fat & Net Feed Intake on Efficiency of Weaner Production

Effect of Genetic Differences in Fat & Net Feed Intake on Efficiency of Weaner Production

This webinar will present the latest research outcomes investigating the combination of selection for fat or net feed intake and nutrition on efficiency of weaner production in Southern Australia. Presented by Associate Professor Wayne Pitchford, University of Adelaide

03/09/2012 8.00pm AES

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Beef Cattle Showmanship

Showmanship is more than entering the show arena during the fair or livestock show! It includes all the hard work that exhibitors put into their project from the day they purchase their animal. Showmanship is defined as the ability to present your animal to the best of it’s genetic ability. Many factors enter into the equation for a successful showman, including proper nutrition, halter-breaking, and daily care and grooming.

Celina R. Johnson and Brett Kaysen
Colorado State University

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Clipping and Grooming Cattle on Show Day
Robert Groom shares tips and techniques for halter-breaking calves and cattle at the NY Beef Center at the New York Farm Show.
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SUCCESSFUL FITTING AND GROOMING OF BEEF CATTLE
Celina R. Johnson

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Cattle Judging – what the judges look for – click here