Herefords are a breed of cattle the advantages of which include easy keeping, fast acclimatisation and endurance. At breeding farms, the breed is improved by refinement of hereditary traits and increase in the animal productivity. Herefords are a successful choice for a profitable farm.
Keywords: Hereford breed, cattle, animal productivity, breeding herd, nucleus, tall genotype, service period, cow live weight, stud bulls, wide body cows, meat productivity.
The 3rd International Conference «Meat cattle production in Russia: development, prospects, formation of the market for high-quality beef» was held in the International Industrial Academy in Moscow, where specific features of growing cattle of meat breeds in Russia were discussed.
Keywords: meat cattle production, cattle, bull, cow, calf, calving, fattening, доращивание, slaughter, feed lot, forage base, beef, young animals, breeding stock, herd, Aberdeen Angus, beef ageing, import replacement, veterinary supervision, electronic cattle identification, labelling, chip implanting, cold and post-weaning stress, castrated bull, genetics, weight gains, live weight.
Calving season plays an important role in formation of meat productivity. Bull-calves and heifer-calves born in winter, unlike the individuals born in spring, are characterized by high intensity of growth and large live weight gain.
Keywords: meat cattle production, cattle, young animals, Kazakh White Headed cattle, feed, productivity, meatness, bull-calves, heifer-calves, calving, weaning, population, weight gain, live weight, beef, sexual dimorphism, suckling period.
Abstract: Coverage from the conference «Russian meat cattle production: strategy of development in present day conditions».
Keywords: meat cattle production, government support, population, beef, food security, breeding cattle, import replacement, feedlot, meat cluster, livestock production, genetics, embryo, fattening.
Multistage continuous monitoring, checkout of animal health by means of laboratory tests, including those during quarantine, explain why France is the only country that never exported sick cattle, which is supported by evidence.
Keywords: French cattle, export, veterinary service, health control, epizootic well-being, animal selection, cattle certification, green passports, herd books, farmer, export, Aubrac, Salers, Charolais, Gascon breed, cow, heifer, breeding record.
Carbohydrate protein and mineral vitamin complexes «Live Protein», «Golden Protein», «Golden Felucen» by OJSC Kapital-PROK allow balancing the cattle diet and improving animal productivity.
Keywords: productivity, protein, fats, carbohydrates, energy, vitamin mineral complex, feed additives, feed, diet, beef, «Live Protein», «Golden Protein», «Golden Felucen», «Felucen Energy».