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The objective of this study was to assess the preweaning performance, health, and survival of calves fed fresh colostrum from their dams compared to calves receiving colostrum that was not from their dams, and had been stored frozen or refrigerated. A total of 182 Holstein heifer calves born during ...

Author(s)
Sims, L. J.; Pinedo, P. J.; Donovan, G. A.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Bovine Practitioner, 2015, 49, 1, pp 13-17
Abstract

Three management systems (winter, spring, and late summer) distinguished by season of lambing and management practices were compared for litter size born and weaned and growth and carcass characteristics of lambs. Three sire breeds (Cheviot, Rambouillet and Suffolk) and 3 dam breeds (Florida...

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Dimsoski, P.; Tosh, J. J.; Clay, J. C.; Irvin, K. M.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1999, 77, 5, pp 1037-1043
Abstract

Purebred and reciprocal F1 crossbred progeny of the Aberdeen Angus (AA), Brahman and Charolais breeds were produced by mating sires and females from the 3 breeds in all possible combinations in a balanced design. Nine sires from each breed were used over a period of 11 yr. Data from 1092 matings,...

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Peacock, F. M.; Koger, M.; Hodges, E. M.; Crockett, J. R.; Warnick, A. C.
Citation
Bulletin, Agricultural Experiment Stations, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Florida University, 1979, No. 810, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

Three successive generations of crossbreeding involving the Aberdeen-Angus (AA), Brahman and Hereford breeds in all possible 2-breed-of-sire rotational crosses were evaluated in the Everglades of south Florida. Contemporary purebred and crossbred progeny were produced each generation. The 3...

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Crockett, J. R.; Koger, M.; Franke, D. E.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1978, 46, 5, pp 1170-1177
Abstract

81 Aberdeen-Angus (AA), 84 Brahman and 95 Charolais cows were mated with bulls of the same breed, and 71 AA cows with Brahman bulls, 73 Charolais cows with Brahman bulls, 140 Brahman X AA cows with Brahman or AA bulls, and 117 Brahman X Charolais cows with Charolais or Brahman bulls. For the 7...

Author(s)
Peacock, F. M.; Kirk, W. G.; Koger, M.; Carpenter, J. W.; Crockett, J. R.
Citation
Bulletin, Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida University, 1977, No. 790, pp 13 pp.
Abstract

Data are tabulated on rates of calving, calf survival and weaning, and age at conception in crossbred heifers with various combinations of Aberdeen-Angus (AA), Brahman, Charolais and Shorthorn inheritance, mated with Charolais bulls. The highest calving rates were obtained in 1/2 AA-1/2 Brahman,...

Author(s)
Peacock, F. M.; Hodges, E. M.; Kirk, W. G.; Koger, M.; Warnick, A. C.
Citation
Circular, Agricultural Experiment Stations, Florida University, 1976, No. S-236, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

Five breed groups of dams (Brahman, 3/4 Brahman-1/4 Shorthorn, 1/2 Brahman-1/2 Shorthorn, 1/4 Brahman-3/4 Shorthorn and Shorthorn) were mated with both Brahman and Shorthorn sires during a 10-yr experiment involving 60 cows and their replacements on each of 3 pasture types. The 3 pasture types were ...

Author(s)
Peacock, F. M.; Koger, M.; Kirk, W. G.; Hodges, E. M.; Crockett, J. R.
Citation
Technical Bulletin, Agricultural Experiment Stations, Florida University, 1976, No. 780, pp 19 pp.

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