beef cattle, profit function, improvement programs of fertility, survival, energy requirement, growths, aniimal breeding
Area 1 (‘Economy’): Improve the productivity, resilience and competitiveness of European Animal Production
We are interested on the 3 areas. Our cooperation interests are on field recording data from birth to slaughter in Beef cattle. Tools, as Profit Function, to derive objetives recommendations to improve productivity and competitiveness through management, nutrition, breeding and health programs. We are looking for research groups to share and discuss our methods and results. Our works has been in animal breeding and we are confortable with all genetics methods. We are looking for partners willing to share experiences in national or regionals programs in Beef. Our experience has been in Dairy cattle.
Our research group is related to pure beef breed asociations, comercial beef farmers integrated in cooperatives and label products. Also AI Center request us bulls selected for Replacement Breeding Index. We have a good set of data from birth to slaughters.