Type

Report

Authors

Donagh P. Berry
R.D. Evans
David A. Kenny
A.M. Clarke
Michael McGee
M.J. Drennan

Subjects

Agriculture & Food Science

Topics
sire genetic merit beef production sub index bci carcass growth cattle ireland beef cattle carcass composition carcass traits

Validation and Improvement of the Beef Production Sub-index in Ireland for Beef Cattle (2008)

Abstract The objectives of the following study were to:a. Quantify the effect of sire genetic merit for BCI on:1. feed intake, growth and carcass traits of progeny managed under bull or steer beef productionsystems.2. live animal scores, carcass composition and plasma hormone and metabolite concentrations in theirprogeny.b. Compare the progeny of :1. Late-maturing beef with dairy breeds and2. Charolais (CH), Limousin (LM), Simmental (SM) and Belgian Blue (BB) sires bred to beef sucklerdams,for feed intake, blood hormones and
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Full list of authors on original publication

Donagh P. Berry, R.D. Evans, David A. Kenny, A.M. Clarke, Michael McGee, M.J. Drennan

Experts in our system

1
D P Berry
Teagasc
Total Publications: 243
 
2
R. D. Evans
Teagasc
Total Publications: 44
 
3
D.A. Kenny
Teagasc
Total Publications: 147