GENETIC and HERD IMPROVEMENT
Extension Animal Husbandry
Department of Animal Science
The Beef Cattle Genetics program in Extension is responsible for the
North Carolina Beef Cattle Improvement Program at NCSU; a cooperative herd
improvement program in connection with the North Carolina Cattlemen's Association.
NC BCIP includes an on-farm beef cattle performance testing program, and
four central bull testing stations - Butner (silage-based diet), Salisbury
(self-fed, complete dry ration), Waynesville (silage-based diet) and Sampson
County (forage-based, grazing program).
Publications concerning Genetics and Herd Improvement include:
Last modified May 1999
Linda Kern, Department of Animal Science, NCSU