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Published February 17, 2014, 09:21 AM

Comparing EPD values assists in finding good sires

Focusing on five traits within the Red Angus breed — birth weight, weaning weight, yearling weight, marbling score and rib-eye area — the Dickinson (N.D.) Research Extension Center has set a goal that the average value for herd sire expected progeny differences (EPDs) should meet or exceed the Red Angus breed average EPD values.

By: Kris Ringwall, Agweek

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