Posted on: November 29, 2013 2:18 PM
‘Tis the season for BRD – and the year for a genetic-based cure
Like colds and the flu in humans, bovine respiratory disease complex, aka BRD or BRDC, occur most frequently in cattle in the winter. Vaccinations and antibiotics are both available as defenses but eradication of the disease entirely, or at least...
Posted on: November 22, 2013 2:27 PM
Genomics and commercial cattle production
One day commercial and seedstock producers will be able to cost effectively DNA their own animals, says Sandy Russell of Spring Creek Land and Cattle Consulting.
And although producers might not genotype their animals right now, they can prepare for...
Posted on: November 15, 2013 12:59 PM
Canadian Simmental focuses on genomics
Beef producers and others in the industry had a chance to learn about genomics at this year’s Canadian Western Agribition. The Canadian Angus and Simmental Associations hosted a one day conference on November 12th, which featured several...