Productivity and Efficiency of Cattle Breeds

  title={Productivity and Efficiency of Cattle Breeds},
  • Published 2003
The purpose of this report is to rank the most numerous beef cattle breeds which took pert in the National Beef Cattle Performance and Progeny Testing Scheme (PTS) for individual growth traits and some productivity and efficiency indices. Data from Progress Reports of the Scheme were re-analysed for this investigation. Some authors (Brown & Dinkel, 1982; McMorris & Wilton, 1986) hold the belief that differences between breeds are strongly related to differences in mature breed size and that… CONTINUE READING