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Abstract

The objectives of this work were to compare the Criollo breed Romosinuano as straightbred and crossbred cows with Angus and Brahman in subtropical Florida and to estimate heterosis for size traits of their calves, their own weight, and maternal efficiency traits. Cows (n=404) were born from 2002 to ...

Author(s)
Riley, D. G.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Coleman, S. W.; Olson, T. A.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 92, 5, pp 1911-1919
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare performance and aspects of adaptability attributes of cattle from a Florida Angus bloodline (local source from a mostly closed herd for over 50 yr) to cattle that are representative of modern Angus bloodlines (outside source) in US subtropical conditions....

Author(s)
Riley, D. G.; Arthington, J. D.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Coleman, S. W.; Griffin, J. L.; Rae, D. O.; Mader, T. L.; Olson, T. A.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2011, 89, 7, pp 2265-2272