Performance indexing for beef cattle
J. T. Elings, University of California
California Agriculture 22(12):7-7. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v022n12p7.
J. T. Elings is Extension Animal Scientist, University of California, Davis.
A performance index developed for beef herds enrolled in the California Beef Cattle Improvement Association provides a good estimate of an individual cow's future production potential, based on past production records-whether for one calf or for several.