How to Judge Beef
I found this video on YouTube, hope you learn something about judging cattle from it. Beef is the easiest thing to judge for me. When judging cattle you want to look for muscle, volume, and structural correctness. When I come up to the class I first want to look at the animals from behind and place them in my mind according to how they look. Then I start working my way forward, looking at all the traits that make a good animal. After I have looked at the cattle (steer, heifer, bull)…
Toros puros padriando con Brahman en el Magdalena Medio, Puerto Berrio-Antioquia
Es originaria de los Estados Unidos, donde los primeros cruces para llegar a obtener la raza se empezaron a hacer desde 1912. La raza Brangus tiene en su composición genética 3/8 de raza Brahman y 5/8 de raza Angus, es decir 37.5% y 62.5% respectivamente. Al realizar este cruce se busca un animal tipo carne que conserve las buenas características de la raza Angus y que además el Brahman le aporte la adaptación al trópico; es decir a las altas temperaturas, humedad, parásitos tanto internos…
Evaluating feet and leg structure: A lost and important skill
Selection used to be entirely phenotypic. Everybody was an expert in structural evaluation and based decisions off what was seen by the naked eye. Then came the performance movement of the 1960s and ’70s, and the industry shifted to modern evaluation systems and selection tools such as expecte
Ideal Market Lamb: How to Buy a Lamb That Will Win!
Whether you're buying a 4H market lamb for the first time, or you're going to an auction for FFA show lambs, this guide will help you buy the right lamb.
How to Start and Manage a Micro Dairy | MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Over the years, I’ve learned that there are many ways to successfully manage a traditional dairy farm, these are the basic guidelines I follow.