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Breeds of Livestock: Comparitive Research Section: Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC [Table 1]

Breeds of Livestock: Comparitive Research Section: Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC [Table 1]

Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC (Table 1)

TABLE 1. SIRE BREEDS USED IN THE FIRST FOUR CYCLES OF THE
GERMPLASM EVALUATION PROGRAM AT THE
ROMAN L. HRUSKA U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER


Cycle I(1970-72) Cycle II(1973-74) Cycle III(1975-76) Cycle IV(1986-90)

F1 crosses from Hereford or Angus dams (Phase 2)
Hereford
Angus
Jersey
S. Devon
Limousin
Simmental
Charolais
Hereford
Angus
Red Poll
Braunvieh
Gelbvieh
Maine Anjou
Chianina
Hereford
Angus
Brahman
Sahiwal
Pinzgauer
Tarentaise
Hereford
Angus
Longhorn
Salers
Galloway
Nellore
Piedmontese
Charolais
Gelbvieh
Pinzgauer
3-way crosses out of F1 dams (Phase 3)
Hereford
Angus
Brahman
Devon
Holstein
Hereford
Angus
Brangus
Santa Gertrudis

aHereford and Angus sires originally sampled in 1969, 1970 and 1971 (born in 1963-1970) were used throughout Cycles I, II, III and IV. In Cycle IV, a new sample of Hereford and Angus sires produced in 1982, 1983, and 1984 were used and compared to the original Hereford and Angus sires.



Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC

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