Bulls: Performance before beauty

Jeremy, J. H.
October 2007
Farmers Weekly;10/19/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 16, p91
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the emphasis given by bull producer Linda Grove to performance over appearance. She urges commercial beef producers to use Epstein-barr virus (EPV) data in cattle selection. She notes that conformation, good growth rates, easy calving and good temperant are the factors she considers in a bull. Her two bull purchases became eligible for funding from the Hybu Cig Cymru Welsh Beef Quality Improvement Project due to their impressive EBV rankings.


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