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Anyone who thinks they can look at a bull and assess its calving ease is mistaken. It’s not possible to see the genes that control how easy calving a bull will be so, don’t take the risk. That’s the advice of Alison Glasgow, technical manager of the British Limousin Cattle Society. “The Calving Ease Direct EBV figure must be considered. Negative figures are bad and positive figures are good, so aim for high positive EBVs if you want fewer assisted calvings,” […]