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Wye Angus Newsletters/Articles/Research

 

Newsletter

2016 Fall Newsletter

 

 Articles

 

Wye Angus Past and Present 

https://youtu.be/68zf0mKpGYQ,    powerpoint presentation

 

RFD TV Segements about the history of the Wye Angus Herd.

"I Am Angus", http://youtu.be/VZeNPrMBliE, first aired December 19, 2011

"Cattlemen to Cattlemen", https://youtu.be/ZW7rC23YGmE, first aired August 23, 2011

"Maryland Farm to Harvest, 2014 Wye Angus Sale, www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBDZILIf0eY

AngusOneMagazine "Wye Angus" Article

 

 Research

Grass Fed vs. Grain Fed Steer Project

Dr. Jiuzhou Song started a research project in the fall of 2011 examining the effects of how finishing cattle on an alfalfa and orchard grass diet alters the epigenetic status of genes affecting beef quality and the fatty acid profile.  The ultimate goal of this research project is to develop methods that beef producers can use through dietary interventions to produce a highly palatable and nutritious product.

 

2015 Grass Fed Carcass Data

  

2015 Grain Fed Carcass Data

 

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