Dwarfism in beef cattle

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dc.contributor.author Smith, W.H.
dc.contributor.author Holland, L.A.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-04T22:31:03Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-04T22:31:03Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13309
dc.description.abstract During recent years there have been several scientific and numerous breeders' reports on dwarfism in the Angus, Hereford, and Shorthorn breeds of beef cattle. These have described what appear to be several different kinds of dwarfism, only two of which are apparently associated with recognizable types of cattle. Many of the scientific publications have discussed the mode of inheritance as well as the description of the kind of dwarfism considered. The general problem is complex and research pertaining to most phases of it is as yet in the preliminary stages; however, there are some important facts known at this time which should be understood by breeders who are attempting remedial measures to suppress incidence of dwarfism in breeding herds. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1953-1954 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 308 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Dwarfism en_US
dc.title Dwarfism in beef cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1954 en_US
dc.citation.epage 38 en_US
dc.citation.spage 34 en_US
dc.description.conference 41st Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 1, 1954 en_US

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