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Impact of Selection for Feed Efficiency of Heifers on Future Cow Performance

Cow and calf pairs in a feed efficiency study at the North Florida Research and Education Center Feed Efficiency Facility. Introduction In Florida, the predominant classes of cattle are females (replacement heifers, young and mature cows) that graze forages.  However, most feed efficiency research has focused on grain-fed, feedlot cattle, with little data collected on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/15/impact-of-selection-for-feed-efficiency-of-heifers-on-future-cow-performance/