TITLE

Bull Index Boosts Welfare

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Robert
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on RSPCA-funded research conducted by SAC researchers and Cogent that highlighted the use of a bull index incorporating traits for improving animal welfare and dairy farming profits. Comparison of various combinations of the traits; Comments of Marco Winters, Cogent's director of genetic programmes on the significance of health and fertility traits; Implementation of the traits on Cogent bulls.
ACCESSION #
9887704

 

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