ASC-211 Expected Progeny Differences: Trait Definitions and Utilizing Percentile Tables
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2014

ASC-169 Beef Sire Selection Manual
Animal Science
Electronic file updated in 2010

  • Introductory materials

  • The Importance of Sire Selection
  • Assessing Management, Resources, and Marketing
  • Genetic Principles
  • The Role of Economically Relevant and Indicator Traits
  • Data Collection and Interpretation
  • Interpretation and Use of Expected Progeny Differences (EPD)
  • Selection Decisions: Tools for Economic Improvement Beyond EPD
  • Crossbreeding for Commercial Beef Production
  • Breed and Composite Selection
  • Visual and Phenotypic Evaluation of Bulls
  • Utilizing Molecular Information in Beef Cattle Selection
  • DNA-Based Biotechnologies
  • Summary
  • Author Biographies

Beef Sire Selection for Cattle Genetic Improvement Program
Animal Science
Electronic file updated in 2006.

Expected Progeny Differences - 2006 percentiles for several breeds
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2006.

ASC-168 Crossbreeding for the Commercial Beef Producer
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2004

ASC-165 Beef Sire Selection Recommendations
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2003

ASC-159 Selection and Management Practices to Increase Consistency in Beef Cattle
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2000

ASC-150 Keeping Production Records for the Beef Herd 
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 2000

ASC-141 Using Expected Progeny Differences
Animal Science
Electronic file created in 1998

ID-108 Section 5 THE KENTUCKY BEEF BOOK Planning the Breeding Program
Animal Science


Additional articles from eBEEF.org

Genetic Practices to Improve Beef Cattle Reproduction. K. Darrh Bullock
http://articles.extension.org/pages/72667/genetic-practices-to-improve-beef-cattle-reproduction#

Commercial Replacement Heifer Selection. Alison Van Eenennaam and K. Darrh Bullock
http://articles.extension.org/pages/73404/commercial-replacement-heifer-selection

Mating Systems in Commercial Beef Cattle Operations. K. Darrh Bullock
http://articles.extension.org/pages/72659/mating-systems-in-commercial-beef-cattle-operations#

Simple Inheritance in Beef Cattle. K. Darrh Bullock
http://articles.extension.org/pages/74049/simple-inheritance-in-beef-cattle

The Genetics of Horned, Polled and Scurred Cattle. K. Darrh Bullock
http://articles.extension.org/pages/73401/the-genetics-of-horned-polled-and-scurred-cattle


For additional beef cattle genetics information please go to eBEEF.org