Presentation on theme: "UI & ASA Cooperative Projects John B. Hall, Ph.D. Extension Beef Specialist University of Idaho."— Presentation transcript:
UI & ASA Cooperative Projects John B. Hall, Ph.D. Extension Beef Specialist University of Idaho
Objectives Demonstrate value of crossbreeding and crossbred bulls Add data to ASA database Young sires Carcass data Develop EPD’s for UI Commercial Cow Herd Add to genomic information on Simmental influenced cattle
Sire Breed of Sire 2 AI or NS Sire 3 Number of Calves Birth Weight (BWT) Weaning Weight (WWT) Age at Weaning ADG Birth to Weaning Age Adjusted WWT AANAI BANAI CANAI DANAI EANAI FANNS GHHAI HHHNS ISMAI JSMAI KSM/ANNS LSM/ANNS MUKNS
SireBreed of Sire 1 AI or NS Sire 2 Number of Calves Birth Weight (BWT) Weaning Weight (WWT) Age at Weaning ADG Birth to Weaning Age Adjusted WWT Steers PANAI AAANAI RANAI TANAI NANAI OANAI UANAI AANAI BBANAI XANNS FANNS VSMAI CCSMAI DDSMNS ISM/ANAI KSM/ANNS YSM/ANNS MUKNS
Where are we headed? Young sires More carcass data Genomic information Feed efficiency testing EPD and Indexes for UI herd ? It’s Up to You!
Nancy M. Cummings Research Extension and Education Center Industry Partners Idaho Cattle Association Lanting Enterprises Bar C K Ranch Knight Ranch