TITLE

Bulls: Performance before beauty

AUTHOR(S)
Jeremy, J. H.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/19/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 16, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27956072

 

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