Cattle Genomic Data Gives Breeders Competitive Edge


In Australia, case study research demonstrates how 10 years of genomic data has been used to combine three cattle breeds, Taurus, Sanga and Indicus, into breeds made to adapt to tropical climates with improved fertility and growth. Greg Popplewell of Popplewell Composite started collecting genomic data on cattle predicting it would become a huge factor in improving the cattle industry. He was right and now has many cattle producer clients that purchase cattle seed from them to improve their herds and increase profitability due to the increased fertility and growth in their catt