Blog & News Releases: ProGentus

GenPlus: F1 Hereford x Brahman Embryos

November 3, 2021

By Tasha Gruhot-Klimesh, PhD The value of an F1 Angus x Hereford cross (aka blady) has stood the test of time earning its value as one of the best females a commercial producer can utilize. Crossbreed females have the advantage of heterosis resulting in increased conception, longevity, milk production, and disease resistance (both in the F1 female and her calves) as well as breed complementary over their purebred counterparts. Breed complementary allows producers to take advantage of the desirable traits from two separate breeds in one female.  A greater percentage of crossbred heifers reach puberty and become pregnant earlier in…

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