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Technology in all aspects of the beef cattle business is evolving at a rapid pace. Capabilities unavailable a decade ago are now considered standard practices, and the opportunities for future advancements are seemingly endless. Nowhere is that more evident than with Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI).
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AGI: History of Angus Genomics
The History of Angus Genomics: How did the American Angus Association and Angus Genetics Inc (AGI) hit the one million genotypes milestone? Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Association membership. Take a listen as AGI president, Kelli Retallick-Riley, travels back in time to discuss the history of data collection and how it has evolved into the EPDs and genomic information the membership uses to make breeding decisions in the 21st century.
AGI: Conveying Credit for EPDs
Conveying Credit for EPDs: Why do my older cows have worse EPDs (expected progeny differences) than my younger cows with similar record submissions? How are older and younger cattle reflected in the genetic evaluation? Which gets more credit in terms of EPDs? Kelli Retallick, director of genetic and genomic programs at Angus Genetics Inc., will explain the differences in old and new genetics, how they contribute to the genetic evaluation, and how Angus Herd Improvement Records (AHIR) are reflected in EPD calculations. Watch the full webinar.

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