Animal Science Department

 

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Matt Spangler

Date of this Version

11-2015

Citation

24th Range Beef Symposium, Nov. 17-19, 2015, Loveland, Colo.

Comments

Copyright 2015 Matt Spangler.

Abstract

Summary

  • Establish production goals
  • Use economic indices that fit your desired breeding objectives
  • Do not make sire selection more cumbersome than it needs to be
  • Know your costs
  • Select on PROFIT not just revenue
  • Multiple trait selection is critical and could become more cumbersome
  • Economic indexes help alleviate this
  • Use index values that meet your breeding objective

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