Beef lessons from dairy conceptions.

Beef lessons from dairy conceptions.

Justin Sexten

Angus Beef Bulletin Extra

The dairy researchers in Florida and Colorado set out to see how the season of a heifer’s conception influences her later productive life. As you look at a pen of replacement beef heifers and judge their genetics, individual performance and disposition, this dairy study adds another variable. We often evaluate the expression of traits without considering the cause of the expression, but this work highlights the environment’s role.

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