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Implementation of high-density SNP data for genetic evaluation and QTL discovery in beef cattle
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] A genomic relationship matrix was built using 1,707 Angus AI sires with complete pedigree information and 698 Angus steers with only paternity ...
Phenotypic and genetic effects of disposition on beef tenderness and quality attributes
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
Cattle temperament (exit velocity; EV) and steak tenderness (Warner-Bratzler shear force) have been shown to be associated in Bos indicus cattle (Behrends et al., 2009). Both traits potentially provide opportunities for ...