Society for Range Management | 2019 Annual Meeting

Using Genetic Selection as a Tool for Managing Livestock Distribution

Using Genetic Selection as a Tool for Managing Livestock Distribution

Sponsored by SRM Animal Behavior Committee

8:00 What Is the Basis for Grazing Distribution: Nature Vs. Nurture? Larry Howery
8:20 Selection for Grazing Distribution, Difficulties and Opportunities Derek Bailey
8:40 Use of Genetic Markers to Study and Potentially Improve Grazing Distribution of Beef Cattle Milt Thomas
9:10 Development Of Genetic Selection Programs For Grazing Distribution Scott Speidel
9:40 Can genetic Selection for Grazing Distribution Become a Reality? – Discussion Derek Bailey
10:00 Break
10:20 Will Selection for Grazing Distribution Cause Problems With Rangeland Livestock Production? Colt Knight
10:50 Alternatives to Improve Grazing Distribution, Supplement Placement and Herding Mitchell Stephenson
11:20 Wrap Up