Maximizing the impact of dairy and beef bulls through breeding technology.

@article{Barber1983MaximizingTI,
  title={Maximizing the impact of dairy and beef bulls through breeding technology.},
  author={Karen A R Barber},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1983},
  volume={66 12},
  pages={
          2661-71
        }
}
Both biological and monetary considerations influence adoption of new breeding technologies. Therefore, genetic, reproductive, and economic factors that determine productivity of dairy and beef operations are reviewed. Improved sire evaluation programs, more efficient artificial insemination, and effective natural service are discussed and related to the present and future impact of dairy and beef bulls. Potential benefits of heterosis, artificial control of reproduction, improved bull… CONTINUE READING
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