News tagged with cattle breeds

New computing applications expedite animal breeding

A doctoral thesis studied new statistical methods for animal breeding, based on which extensive livestock data samples can be analysed, and complex models used, more efficiently. Computing times lasting months can be reduced ...

dateDec 02, 2014 in Other
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Cattle code cracked in detail

By creating a global database an international consortium of scientists has increased the detailed knowledge of the variation in the cattle genome by several orders of magnitude. The first generation of the ...

dateOct 03, 2014 in Biotechnology
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New method to age cattle from their teeth

Ageing animals from their teeth goes back to the time that man first started keeping animals. New research has applied modern statistical techniques to investigate the association between the stages of dentition ...

dateJul 09, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Biodiversity passes the taste test and is healthier too

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cattle and sheep grazed on natural grasslands help maintain biodiversity and produce tastier, healthier meat, according to a study by the University of Exeter. The research concludes that ...

dateJan 30, 2009 in
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