Unique genetics project demonstrates effectiveness of EPDs and DNA testing

Unique genetics project demonstrates effectiveness of EPDs and DNA testing

Kacey Koester

High Plains Journal

More than 40 calves produced from one cow, all in the name of genetic research. That’s something you don’t see every day. This research, dubbed the LiveWiRED project, is a cooperative effort between the Junior Red Angus Association of America and the Red Angus Foundation, Inc. The plan is to evaluate the real-world performance of calves compared to their sires’ EPDs for growth and carcass traits.

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