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Expected Progeny Differences and Selection Indices for Beef Cattle Selection

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Publication Number: P2491
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Beef sire selection decisions have a major impact on future calf crops and ultimately on profitability. Using selection tools can help producers make better live cattle, semen, and embryo selection decisions. Widely available beef cattle selection tools include performance data, expected progeny differences (EPDs), and selection indices.

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