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    My Best Post Ever

    Re: AI & Genetic Diversity Postby 4CTophand on Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:33 pm SRBeef wrote:The recent issue of Hereford World had an article where they said almost 50% of the new Hereford registrations were from AI rather than natural service. I assume there is a similar percentage in other...
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    Which Breed would you choose?

    How to Choose your Commercial Crosses Based on Carcass Merit Characterization of breeds based on their biological type Very high lean, low marbling, low milk, late puberty Charolais -- very high growth (represents YG 0 – 1 QG Select) Why you see Char x ang Chianina -- very...
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    your omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acid ratio

    Cattle fed in feed yards have an omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acid ratio of 1:20 Free-range, grass-fed beef has been found to have a ratio of less than 1:1 Grassfed beef actually has more omega-3 fats than fish. Why is this important>? "The evolution of the American diet in it current form finds...
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    Red Lim vs Blk Sim :: pros and cons

    I have posted a few Bulls on the Breeds board and instead of an evaluation based on traits I got a few non-active thinkers. So let's dare to compare.. I have chosen 2 bulls from ABS. We all know it is difficult to compare breeds and cross reference EPD's, but we can try. 1 red Limmi and 1 Blk...
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    Bull Evaluations TNT Jump start

    TNT JUMP START R238 PB SM Bull DNA: PCB Owner- SELECT SIRES INC CE Brth Wean Year MCE Milk MWW Stay CW YG Marb BF REA Shr API TI EPD 20.3 -3.2 28.6 57.2 -1.1 10.1 24.4 22.4 -9.3 -0.09 0.50 0.00 0.17...
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    Evaluate this Bull

    MYTTY IN FOCUS Single Birth PB AN Bull DNA: BTF CE Brth Wean Year MCE Milk MWW Stay CW YG Marb BF REA Shr API TI EPD -5.5 37.4 87.1 15.6 34.3 6.9 0.49 0.87 0.12 -0.49...
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    Bull Evaluation

    TRIPLEC EL PODEROSO REY ASA Nbr:2117256 CE Brth Wean Year MCE Milk MWW Stay CW YG Marb BF REA Shr API TI EPD 13.1 -1.2 42.3 87.6 4.1 3.0 24.1 28.3 8.2 0.03 0.21 0.05 0.39 0.05 144.9 73.7 ACC...
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    Bull Evaluation?

    DIKEMANS SURE BET ASA 2294262 PB Simm Homozygous black, homozygous polled GAMBLER's best son - calves are moderate framed, deeper and thicker made Proven pedigree for low birth and good performance Backed by a productive, super uddered cow family with longevity TRAIT CED BW WW YW...
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    Pro's and Con's of Electronic ID

    This has been a hot topic for quite some time, but I haven't ever seen it in any of the subject material on this site. I feel like it is a positive thing and I have the following Pro's and Con's Pro 1. Being able to trace both good and bad product back to the owner/producer. 2. Make the...
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    Texas A&M voted worst of worst -the saga continues

    Football and men's basketball players are averaging hundreds of points less on their college entrance exams than their classmates, according to a newspaper's study of 54 public universities. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution review found the biggest gap between football players and students...
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    Anyone raised any Texels?

    Ok so there wont be any questions asked on what exactly is a Texel>? here it goes: The Texel is a breed of domestic sheep originally from the island of Texel in the Netherlands. It is now a popular lean meat sheep in the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. The Texel is a heavily muscled...