Evaluating the breeding potential of yearling bulls

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dc.contributor.author Corah, L.
dc.contributor.author Kiracofe, G.
dc.contributor.author McKee, M.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-18T17:56:43Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-18T17:56:43Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7388
dc.description.abstract Two years of research with nine herds indicated one of two yearling bulls with a herd usually will sire most of the calves. In six of the nine cases, the bull we pre-evaluated as most sexually active was the sire of the most of the calves. So a brief pre-breeding libido evaluation may help estimate breeding potential. In data from one herd the bull dominant as a yearling continued to be dominant as a two-year-old. Our data also indicated active breeding yearling bulls easily breed more than 20 to 25 cows during their first breeding season. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1979 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 350 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Breeding potential en_US
dc.subject Yearling bulls en_US
dc.title Evaluating the breeding potential of yearling bulls en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1979 en_US
dc.citation.epage 24 en_US
dc.citation.spage 22 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1979, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 2, 1979 en_US

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