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Expected progeny differences (EPDs) are one of the most useful tools cow-calf producers have at their disposal, but they must understand what they are and how to correctly use them.
The Integrity Beef Alliance is a value-added calf program that utilizes high-quality bull genetics coupled with best cow-calf management practices to produce a quality value-added commercial calf....
The program is designed to help producers identify and select the right animal to become a profitable cow on their ranch.
As we strive to improve the beef operation over time, it's never too early to be thinking about the next calving season.
Surprisingly, I still find that many producers do not use expected progeny differences (EPDs) as a primary selection tool for their bull.
Commercial cow-calf producers can use across-breed expected progeny differences (AB-EPDs) to compare bulls of different breeds and select the right one for their goals.