Improving beef cattle through breeding methods

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dc.contributor.author Smith, W.H.
dc.contributor.author Wheat, J.D.
dc.contributor.author Spies, H.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-06T20:32:55Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-06T20:32:55Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8825
dc.description.abstract The purebred Shorthorn cattle breeding program was continued during 1962 without modification of breeding plans. Inbreeding was continued in the two lines. The Wernacre Premier line is in its firth generation and the Mercury line, its fourth generation of inbreeding. No outside breeding or outcrossing has been introduced in either line since the project was initiated in 1949. The inbreeding plan has been basically to continue successive generations of half-sibbing in both lines. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 50th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, 1962-1963 Progress Report en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Bulletin (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 460 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Inbreeding en_US
dc.subject Production traits en_US
dc.subject Inheritance en_US
dc.title Improving beef cattle through breeding methods en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1963 en_US
dc.citation.epage 44 en_US
dc.citation.spage 42 en_US
dc.description.conference 50th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day, Kansas State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, Manhattan, Kansas, May 4, 1963 en_US

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