On July 7th, the American Angus Association unveiled a new genetic evaluation methodology that made big changes to its EPD system. As a result, seedstock and commercial producers have some readjusting to do as some bulls won, and some lost.
You may think your calves are top of the market. But will buyers who are facing tight profit margins agree?
Burke Teichert stirred up lots of questions and comments on his discussion about terminal versus maternal breeding. Here’s an expanded look at his opinions on the subject.
What is it about a bull auction that is so fascinating and wonderful?
Check out BEEF’s tribute to the cows that make good bulls possible.
As we progress in our knowledge and technology of genetics and genomics, are we forgetting the basics of what makes good cattle good and bad cattle bad?
What are your cattle operations genetic goals? There's plenty at stake if you don't know them, or even worse, don't have any.
Does the show ring matter in the cow pasture?
BEEF’s 3rd annual listing that ranks seedstock producers by number of bulls sold is online and ready for you to analyze.