Spring 2018 Genetic Evaluation Released
AICA has implemented the single-step methodology in the 2018 Spring AICA Sire Summary release. The single-step methodology for genetic evaluations is a modern, proven technology used not only in the beef industry, but widely accepted in other species such as dairy, swine and poultry. This is an exciting step in ensuring that Charolais breeders and their commercial customers have improved genetic selection tools that will reliably characterize Charolais genetics moving forward. Click here to view trait leaders, breed averages and sire summary..
49th National Charolais Show and NWSS 2018 Events
The 49th National Charolais Show will be held at the 2018 National Western Stock Show, Denver, Colorado. The headquarter hotel, Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel, room block is full. Additional hotels nearby are Holiday Inn and Doubletree. For event schedule and more information, click here.
Listening & Learning Industry Session Videos & Recap
The Inaugural AICA Listening & Learning Industry Session held September 13 connected commercial cattlemen, Charolais breeders and industry stakeholders from 7 states at the Noble Research Institute, Ardmore Okla. View speaker interviews and panel discussion videos here.
CHAROLAIS—VALUE, VERSATILITY & PROFITABILITY
Charolais breeders have done a great job of creating cattle with the genetic potential to get big and put on pounds. That’s good for us. We’re in the business of selling beef!” Todd Sigmon, operations manager for Dinklage Feedyards in Nebraska and Colorado, depends on Charolais and Charolais-cross cattle.