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Using Expected Progeny Differences for Beef Cattle Genetic Improvement

By: Felipe Silva, Andrew Weaver, Johnny Rogers

This publication provides information about using tools to make genetic improvements in beef cattle, including understanding expected progeny differences (EPDs), selection priorities, selection indexes, and genomic-enhanced EPDs.

Implementing a Defined Breeding Season to Optimize Herd Management and Improve Profitability in Beef Cattle

By: Felipe Silva

This publication helps beef producers, farm workers, and Extension agents transition beef cattle operations from year-round breeding to a defined breeding season. It covers topics such as the benefits of a defined breeding season, when to start a breeding season and how long it should be, and detailed steps to transition to a defined breeding season.