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A recent study found breeding cattle for carcass quality traits over the long run can help put serious coin in cow-calf producers' pockets.

Breeding for carcass quality has a payoff

Using genomics to improve carcass quality can greatly improve profitability, study says

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sourcing quality breeding stock has the greatest impact on carcass quality — and having carcass data is “integral” to that process. But too many producers are flying blind, according to Tom Lynch-Staunton, director of industry relations for Livestock Gentec. “Most people sell their calves in the fall at weaning and really have no idea how […] Read more