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- Keane, M.G.
- Livestock production science 2003 v.84 no.3 pp. 207-218
- Belgian Blue; Holstein; artificial insemination; beef; beef cattle; bulls; carcass weight; commercial farms; cows; genetic merit; genotype; heifers; livestock production; longissimus muscle; meat production; natural mating; pastures; production technology; progeny; rearing; ribs; slaughter; slaughter weight; steers; subcutaneous fat; summer; Ireland; New Zealand
- ... Various strains of Holstein–Friesian cattle have been imported into Ireland in recent years. The objective of this study was to evaluate for beef production the male progeny of New Zealand (NZ) and European/American (EU) Holstein–Friesians, and Belgian Blue×Holstein–Friesians (BB). The NZ animals were imported from New Zealand as embryos which were implanted into Irish heifers. The EU animals were ...