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July 20, 2018

Some things in life are pretty obvious. If you get your finger cut off with a table saw, you know without a shadow of a doubt that the saw blade was responsible. A more difficult question to answer is “which tooth?” As we learn more about genetic selection, our saw, we...

July 6, 2018

Turn on the television, listen to the radio, flip through your favorite magazine, and you’ll notice there are a lot of management, business, and investment schemes out there.  With information being easier and easier to share, new theories crop up out of nowhere and ar...

June 15, 2018

One of my most hated activities in the world is vehicle shopping. Do you buy new or used? What size? What brand? How important is resale? It goes on and on and on. Of course the helpful salespeople give excellent advice like “you should upgrade to the next larger model...

January 17, 2018

My wife has some health issues that put her in a constant state of fatigue.  The other night I decided to step it up and asked what I could do to help.  She asked me to help with supper. Several minutes later she walked into the kitchen to see ingredients strewn about...

January 5, 2018

Peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, beer and football. Some things just go better together.  Genetics and your program? It’s easy to get lost in the “bloodline of the month” chatter and forget that you will never know what genetics are best for you if a program...

December 7, 2017

I have a question for you. If you were a CEO of a company and had to make a strategic decision that will affect your company for years to come, how would you make that decision? Would you strictly look at revenue? Overheads? Would you consider your key employees? Their...

November 27, 2017

The next tier in the pyramid is a little more diversified. It involves muscle, fleshing ability, and sex traits. Three things at first glance that don’t go together, they just fit a misfit, but logical next step. It’s a bit like winning the Super Bowl and then going to...

October 31, 2017

From my personal opinion, I feel like structure is hands down the most important to pay attention to in a whole family of traits. Once we know structure is acceptable then we can move up to the next level. I think of selecting cattle like a pyramid. At the base is stru...

October 17, 2017

Selecting for phenotype in cattle is analogous to performing dentistry work for the general public. We all brush our teeth, (well most of us) we have a general idea of what our teeth look like and what we should be eating or not eating to avoid cavities. Beyond that, t...

August 29, 2017

There you are, junior year of college, Beef Production 301.  The professor is drawing big circles on the board.  He’s outlining mating systems and discussing the intricacies of each.  He talks about three-way cross terminal systems, composite breeding programs and two...

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