Date of this Version
Welcome and Introduction
Use of Expected Progeny Differences (EPD's) in Bull Selection .
... at Columbus: by Steve McGill, Director Shorthorn Performance Records, American Shorthorn Association, Omaha, NE
... at North Platte, Chadron and Gering: by Keith V ander Velde, Director Beef Programs, American Breeders Service, De Forest, WI
... at Fairbury, Sutton, Verdigre: by Roy Wallace, Director Beef Programs, Select Sires, Plain City, OH
Demonstration of EPD use in Bull Selection: - Dr. Jim Gosey, NU Extension Beef Specialist, Nebraska Cattlemen, Purebred Council Representative; Featured Speaker--McGill, Vander Velde or Wallace
Discussion of Breeding Soundness Examination (BSE) of Bulls: by Extension Veterinarians Don Hudson, DVM, North Platte or Dr. Dale Grotelueschen, DVM, Scotts Bluff or area practicing veterinarians.
Use of Pelvic Measurements in Bull and Heifer Selection
- at North Platte, Chadron and Gering: by Dr. Gene Deutscher, NU Extension Beef Specialist, North Platte
- at Columbus, Fairbury, Sutton and Verdigre: by Dr. Rick Rasby, NU Extension Beef Specialist, Lincoln
Importance of Cow Condition to Reproductive Performance: by NU Extension Beef Specialist
Wrap up and Adjourn