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on June 10, 2019

MSU to lead collection of feed efficiency data in cattle

Study aims to increase dairy profitability, sustainability by identifying key genetic traits

A new research initiative hopes to provide producers with the information they need to breed high-efficiency cattle capable of producing the same amount of milk while consuming less feed.

The study aims to catalog traits such as feed intake and milk production as well as body temperature and behavior from…

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