Value of Genetic Information for Beef Cattle at the Feedlot Stage

We estimate the value of using information from genetic marker panels for seven economically-relevant feedlot cattle traits. At the current cost of genetic testing it would not pay to sort cattle by optimal days-on-feed, but it could pay to use the genetic tests for breeding cattle selection.


Issue Date:
2014
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/162431
Total Pages:
33




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