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The objectives of this work were to compare reproduction and parturition traits of the Criollo breed Romosinuano as straightbred and crossbred cows with Angus and Brahman, to estimate heterosis and direct and maternal genetic breed effects, and to describe calf loss, cow removals from the project,...

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 1902-1910
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 objectives of this study were to characterize rectal temperature and coat score under subtropical North American summer conditions for straightbred and crossbred Romosinuano, Brahman, and Angus cattle, to estimate heterosis and breed direct and maternal effects in a subset of those, and to...

Author(s)
Riley, D. G.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Coleman, S. W.; Olson, T. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Livestock Science, 2012, 148, 1/2, pp 109-118
Abstract

Heritabilities and genetic and phenotypic correlations were estimated from carcass and beef palatability data collected from Brahman calves (n=504) born in central Florida, USA from 1996 to 2000. Traits evaluated included Warner-Bratzler shear force (after 7, 14, and 21 days of aging), panel...

Author(s)
Riley, D. G.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Hammond, A. C.; West, R. L.; Johnson, D. D.; Olson, T. A.; Coleman, S. W.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2003, 81, 1, pp 54-60