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
Spatial coordinates   
  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
ISO Topic Category
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.
Originating Center
Data Center
Livestock and Range Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
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
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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