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Genetic selection for beef quality: new video

Retrieved: November 20, 2017, 7:27 pm

In the latest episode of the Beef Research School series, Bruce Holmquist talks about the role genetics play in the quality of beef carcasses. He explains the value of genetically enhanced expected progeny differences (GE-EPDs), what to be cautious of when selecting seedstock for carcass quality traits, and how Canadian beef quality can be further enhanced in the future with feedback through the Beef InfoXchange System (BIXS) and ongoing genomics research.

Holmquist has a seedstock operation in Saskatchewan and is the General Manager of the Canadian Simmental Association.

See the video here: http://www.realagriculture.com/2013/12/beef-research-school-beef-carcass-quality-selection-the-role-of-genomics/

Stay tuned for the final episode of this season of the Beef Research School.  Past episodes covered the beef care code, deadstock disposal, and rangeland health assessment. For more information on the Beef Research School, visit www.beefresearch.ca/blog/new-video-series/

Find more episodes at www.beefresearchschool.com

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Beef Quality
http://www.beefresearch.ca/research/beef-quality.cfm

Beef Quality Tenderness – Genetics
http://www.beefresearch.ca/research-topic.cfm/tenderness-genetics-53

 

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