IGS and the Pursuit of Better Cattle

IGS Feeder Profit Calculator ™ Highlights Profit, Reduces Risk

Using the IGS Feeder Profit Calculator, cattlemen are able to provide sire information, regardless of breed, as well as preconditioning, weaning and health data in exchange for a Total Relative Value that compares the profit potential of their calves to the industry at large. That value, indicated on a formal certificate, can be used for producer benchmarking and buyer insight.

Superior Livestock Representative Clint Berry says such technology is in line with what he sees for buyer demand.  Continue reading.


A global collaboration of major beef breed associations seeks to empower commercial cattlemen with genetic insight and more powerful tools for better breeding decisions.

Modern-day ranching requires more information to produce better animals, and International Genetic Solutions is propelling the effort across multiple breeds. The aim is to provide more accurate selection tools that allow for head-to-head comparisons and maximum profitability — regardless of breed. “Tying all of that information together adds a lot of value to commercial and seedstock producers because it provides a set of EPDs that are comparable across breeds without doing a bunch of extra math to figure out how they compare,” says Bob Weaber, Kansas State University Extension Specialist.  Continue reading.

Working Ranch Half Time SHOW

Does collecting data on the commercial cowherd really pay off?  One rancher has been doing it for over 30 years!!!  Come on along crew!!

"We put our data into the IGS database, so yes, we have genomically enhanced EPDs on every animal in the herd".

"I have better genetics. How do I get someone to pay me a premium for my calves?"

Find out what John Grande has to say on the Working Ranch Half Time Show.

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