How Genetic Values Apply to My Herd Goals?

Mark Z. Johnson, Oklahoma State University Extension Beef Cattle Breeding Specialist — Each bull you purchase should be evaluated on the basis of what genetic potential he has to offer to your specific operation. The purchase of bulls should be viewed as an investment in genetics. The profit potential of your operation is largely dependent on bull selection. Over time, 80 – 90% of genetic change is the result of sire selection. So as we evaluate bulls, how do we determine what genetic values are important to our operation? Use the Following Steps to Analyze Your Production System and Establish…

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