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August 2017

Brangus Foundation to Fund Florida Research Project

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

  International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) President Brandon Belt announced plans for an International Brangus Breeders Foundation (IBBF) research study on Aug. 17 at the Southeast Brangus Breeders Association (SBBA) Cattlemen’s Gathering in Brighton, Florida.

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Suggestions, Please!

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

by IBBA President Brandon Belt   I hope all of you are having a good summer. Ours has been great so far. It has gotten hot, but we got 1 ½ inches of rain on

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Summer Fun

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

by IBBA Executive Vice President Tommy Perkins, PhD., PAS   What a difference a year makes as this time last year we were settling into a small rented office space awaiting the remodel of our

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Considerations for Your Pre-Breeding Vaccination Plan

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

by Associate Professor & Extension Specialist Thomas B. Hairgrove, DVM, PhD., DABVP   To begin, I do not believe it is appropriate to recommend “cookie cutter” vaccination programs. Your vaccine program must be developed with

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Phenotypes Remain King in the Genomics Era

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

by IBBA Executive Vice President Tommy Perkins, PhD., PAS   Genomic selection has played an important role in cattle breeding programs for the last five or so years. Brangus breeders have DNA tested more than

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