Hereford Cattle Selection Study Data
Entry ID: USDA0526

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Summary
Abstract: Hereford Cattle Selection Study Data is a selection study on a line of Hereford cattle from 1934 to 1992. This dataset contains information on calves, post weaning, mature cow weight, carcasses, and reproduction.

Collection Methodology:
Pre-weaning, weaning, post-weaning, mature weight information, and mating information were collected on the Hereford line throughout the years from 1934 to 1992.

Collection Frequency:
Depends on the trait being recorded.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.63 S: 13.71  E: -61.48  W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Dataset Release Place: Fort Keogh


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1934-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL SCIENCE >ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL SCIENCE >ANIMAL NUTRITION    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL SCIENCE >ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL SCIENCE >ANIMAL YIELDS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA
ECONOMY


Quality
All data were verified at time of collection; scales were
checked for accuracy before recording of data.


Access Constraints
There are no legal restrictions to access but the dataset is not available online.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
CALVES
CATTLE
CATTLE BREEDING
CATTLE WEIGHT
COWS
HEREFORD CATTLE
LIVESTOCK
LIVESTOCK RESEARCH


Originating Center
LARRL


Data Center
Livestock and Range Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.larrl.ars.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL D. MACNEIL
Phone: 406-232-8212
Fax: 406-232-8209
Email: mike at larrl.ars.usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory
Route 1, Box 2021
City: Miles City
Province or State: MT
Postal Code: 59301
Country: USA


Personnel
MICHAEL D. MACNEIL
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 406-232-8212
Fax: 406-232-8209
Email: mike at larrl.ars.usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory
Route 1, Box 2021
City: Miles City
Province or State: MT
Postal Code: 59301
Country: USA


Publications/References
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES:
Approximately 10-20 publications.

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-02

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