Livestock Gentec Field Day

Demonstrating the Value of Research at the Ranch

July 20th, 2016

Roy Berg Kinsella Research Station

Kinsella, AB





8:45 –   9:15      Arrival, Registration & Coffee


9:15 – 12:00      R.A.N.G.E. Animal Handling Demonstration

Minimizing Animal Stress and improving worker safety & efficiency

Michelle Welsh, Rocky  Creek Charolais 


12:00 – 1:30      Country Lunch & Student Poster Session (Current Research Topics)

Kinsella Community Hall


1:30 –   4:30      Kinsella Research Station Demonstration Tours


Beef Feed Efficiency & Production Genomics


    • Kinsella Angus Herd
    • Kinsella Charolais Herd
    • Kinsella Composite Commercial Herd
    • GrowSafe & GreenFeed Technology


Beef & Bio-Diversity 

    • Highlights of from the University of Alberta’s Rangeland Research Institute 


Management Effects on Meat Quality 

    • The potential impacts of ß-agonists and steroids, alone and in combination, on carcass quality

 4:45       Close & Departure



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