Can genetic selection create cows that graze better?

Can genetic selection create cows that graze better?

Heather Smith Thomas

Beef Magazine

For cattle producers who run cattle in rough, hilly country, one of the biggest challenges is to move cows out of the valleys and creek bottoms and up into the hills to graze. Cows just naturally like to stay in the lower country, where the grass is better and the living is easier. This can lead to overgrazing and damage to the riparian habitat.

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