Circle A Ranch AI-bred 600 commercial Angus cows to 10 Hereford bulls with the goal of comparing the best of its Angus herd to the best of the Hereford-Angus cross. View the results and more information about the project here.
Lacey Livestock identified 400 Angus-based cows that were mated randomly to 10 Hereford bulls or 10 Angus bulls to track the effect of maternal heterosis. View the results and more information about the project here.
The AHA and Simplot partnered on a research project to document the benefits of using calving ease Hereford sires in a large-scale predominately Angus heifer program. View results and learn more about the project here.
The goal of this project is to reduce the prevalence of bovine respiratory disease complex in beef and dairy cattle for the improvement of animal welfare and profitability. View more information about BRD research here.
Cattle poorly adapted to their environment result in lost revenue and risk the stability of beef production. This research identifies DNA variants responsible for local genetic adaption to tolerate environmental stressors and enhance beef quality and quantity.