In animal breeding, human genome-wide association study results can be used to prioritize candidate genes for economic traits.
Survey seeks to find out why number of Dakota ranchers adopting rotational grazing remains stagnant despite USDA conservation program incentives.
Intake measurements will help boost production efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in grass-fed beef sector.
Topics benefit stakeholders wanting to use or improve implementation of reproductive management tools and associated genetic tools.
Farmers can find livestock to graze crop residue or cover crops, while ranchers can rest pastures and rangeland and reduce feed costs by finding farmers with cropland to graze.
Cattle appear more relaxed by "live" talking rather than recorded voice through loudspeaker, which may have animal welfare implications.
APHIS issues draft select agent policy statement on studying brucella species in large animals in outdoor settings.
Improvements came from need for structural repair as well as to meet standards of modern, low-stress animal handling methods.
Microbial balance of animal’s gut plays major role in how efficiently ration is processed.
On-farm weaning can lead to healthier calves with lower stress levels come sale time.