Heterosis

Consider crossbreeding (Bredding)

As the bull-sale season approaches, North Dakota State University Extension beef specialist Greg Lardy encourages producers to remember the benefits of a well-planned crossbreeding program. FULL STORY »

Quest for quality

Ranch strives to increase efficiency and profitability for both sides of the pasture gate. FULL STORY »

How heterosis works out in the rainbow herd

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No tough steaks

Industry strives to eliminate bad eating experiences. FULL STORY »

Norm and George’s straights are hard to beat

Norm Kanak called me a couple of months ago when I was in the midst of a series of columns explaining the genetic wonders of heterosis. FULL STORY »

35 years young

Kansas cattle feeder continues to adapt to a changing industry. FULL STORY »

Creating a chronic

All chronic feedlot animals may not be defined the same. What makes a chronic animal can depend on many factors. FULL STORY »

Creating a chronic

Chronic cattle in the feedlot are a problem on many levels. While sick, they don’t perform well, they cost money in treatment and labor, they may die, and there are welfare issues associated with their presence. But not everyone defines a chronic the same way. FULL STORY »

Creating a chronic

All chronic feedlot animals may not be defined the same. What makes a chronic animal can depend on many factors. FULL STORY »

How heterosis works when you cross the breeds

Heterosis is a genetic phenomenon that refers to the percentage of change in production traits resulting from crossing unrelated cattle, generally two or more different breeds. FULL STORY »

Norm and George defend straightbreeding

An old friend called me recently to say that he was really tired of reading article after article promoting crossing as the superior method for breeding cattle. FULL STORY »

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