Improving beef cattle through breeding


Show simple item record Smith, W.H. Schalles, R. 2011-04-28T16:26:40Z 2011-04-28T16:26:40Z 2011-04-28
dc.description.abstract The purebred Shorthorn cattle breeding project was continued during 1966 according to the original breeding program. Two inbred lives were established in 1949. The Wernacre Premier line is now in the fifth generation of inbreeding and the Mercury line, in the third generation. Inheritance of production traits in beef cattle are studied to evaluate effects of inbreeding and to explore the feasibility of using inbred lines to improve production traits of beef cattle. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 54th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, 1966-1967 Progress Report en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Bulletin (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 507 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Production en_US
dc.subject Ration en_US
dc.title Improving beef cattle through breeding en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US 1967 en_US
dc.citation.epage 43 en_US
dc.citation.spage 42 en_US
dc.description.conference 54th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, May 5, 1967 en_US

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