Category: Breed Improvement

Identifying Genetic Markers to Predict Eye Pigment

September 12, 2019

The American Hereford Association (AHA) is collaborating with David Riley, Ph.D., Texas A&M, and Dorian Garrick, Ph.D., Massey University, New Zealand, to identify genetic markers to predict eye pigment and its potential relationship to eye disorders. Previous research suggests markers may exist that could assist in predicting an animal’s eye pigment. The first step to […]


Olsen Ranch Selects Bulls for 2020 Calf Crop

August 22, 2019

Olsen Ranch, Harrisburg, Neb., a National Reference Sire Program (NRSP) test herd partner, has selected 15 sires for its 2020 breeding program. This year’s sires are: 43910830 – SCHU-LAR ASSET 36F 43904896 – EFBEEF A250 TESTED F294 43800218 – CL 1 DOMINO 710E 1ET 43894968 – SHF FORESIGHT B413 F158 43934356 – JCS 1321 MARK […]