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A Steak in Genomics

Postby HerefordGuy » Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:16 pm

How many of you have heard about the new research into the environmental impact of cattle? How many of you have heard about the new documentary "Cowspiracy"? I discuss in my new blog post.
A Steak in Genomics
Look in the Mirror:
What do We Need to Change?
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/07/look-in-mirror-what-do-we-need-to-change.html

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Postby HerefordGuy » Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:33 pm

Psst... Can I tell you a secret?
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/08/a-note-on-epd-accuracy.html
Steak in Genomics: A Note on EPD accuracy.

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Postby HerefordGuy » Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:45 pm

A Steak in Genomics
Feed Efficiency team releases decision tool. I discuss how feed efficiency rankings are determined by your point of view.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/08/improving-feed-efficiency-feed.html

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Postby HerefordGuy » Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:15 pm

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American-International Charolais Association reaches genotyping milestone.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/08/charolais-association-reaches.html

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Postby HerefordGuy » Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:44 pm

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The International Brangus Breeders Association Selects New DNA Testing Provider
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-international-brangus-breeders.html

The IBBA joins a growing list of breeds that are gearing up for launches of GE-EPDs.

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Postby HerefordGuy » Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:16 am

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Will Quality Beef Be the Industry's Nirvana?
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/09/beef-editors-blog-will-quality-beef-be.html
Find out more at the Thompson Research Center Field Day September 16, 2014.

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Postby HerefordGuy » Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:49 am

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North American Limousin Foundation and American Shorthorn Association Move Genetic Evaluations to International Genetic Solutions
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/09/north-american-limousin-foundation-and.html
Please comment on the blog regarding your view/opinion about the usefulness of multiple-breed EPDs.

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Postby HerefordGuy » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:28 pm

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Genomic testing requires better marketing of cattle. Here are some tips to do it right:
https://www.facebook.com/SteakGenomics/posts/1482887975299449

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Postby HerefordGuy » Mon Oct 06, 2014 9:43 pm

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Angus Association Refines Genetic Evaluation
Expect Changes in $B Index Rankings.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/10/angus-association-refines-genetic.html

American Gelbvieh Association Releases Genomic-Enhanced EPDs
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/10/american-gelbvieh-association-releases.html

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Postby HerefordGuy » Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:08 am

HerefordGuy wrote:A Steak in Genomics
Angus Association Refines Genetic Evaluation
Expect Changes in $B Index Rankings.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/10/angus-association-refines-genetic.html


The original version of this post contained several inaccuracies. Feed efficiency data will not be included in $B and $F until December 2014. The base year for heifer pregnancy is 2005, not 2006. Sorry for any confusion.

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Postby HerefordGuy » Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:31 pm

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EPD Updates from NBCEC Brown Bagger series.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/10/brown-bagger-epd-updates.html
Reports from American Hereford Association, American Simmental Association, IGS, and Livestock Genetic Services, LLC.

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Postby PATB » Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:57 am

is the nbcec webpage being kept up todate? I see no mention of the 2014 brown bagger series or the 3014 conference.


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