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A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:16 pm
by HerefordGuy
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/ ... hange.html

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:33 pm
by HerefordGuy
Psst... Can I tell you a secret?
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... uracy.html
Steak in Genomics: A Note on EPD accuracy.

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:45 pm
by HerefordGuy
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/ ... -feed.html

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:15 pm
by HerefordGuy
A Steak in Genomics
American-International Charolais Association´╗┐ reaches genotyping milestone.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... aches.html

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:44 pm
by HerefordGuy
A Steak in Genomics
The International Brangus Breeders Association Selects New DNA Testing Provider
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... eders.html

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

Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:16 am
by HerefordGuy
A Steak in Genomics
Will Quality Beef Be the Industry's Nirvana?
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... ef-be.html
Find out more at the Thompson Research Center Field Day September 16, 2014.

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:49 am
by HerefordGuy
A Steak in Genomics
North American Limousin Foundation and American Shorthorn Association Move Genetic Evaluations to International Genetic Solutions
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... n-and.html
Please comment on the blog regarding your view/opinion about the usefulness of multiple-breed EPDs.

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:28 pm
by HerefordGuy
A Steak in Genomics Facebook Page
Genomic testing requires better marketing of cattle. Here are some tips to do it right:
https://www.facebook.com/SteakGenomics/ ... 7975299449

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2014 9:43 pm
by HerefordGuy
A Steak in Genomics
Angus Association Refines Genetic Evaluation
Expect Changes in $B Index Rankings.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... netic.html

American Gelbvieh Association Releases Genomic-Enhanced EPDs
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... eases.html

Re: A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:08 am
by HerefordGuy
HerefordGuy wrote:A Steak in Genomics
Angus Association Refines Genetic Evaluation
Expect Changes in $B Index Rankings.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... netic.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.

A Steak in Genomics

Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:31 pm
by HerefordGuy
A Steak in Genomics
EPD Updates from NBCEC Brown Bagger series.
http://steakgenomics.blogspot.com/2014/ ... dates.html
Reports from American Hereford Association, American Simmental Association, IGS, and Livestock Genetic Services, LLC.

Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:57 am
by PATB
is the nbcec webpage being kept up todate? I see no mention of the 2014 brown bagger series or the 3014 conference.