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Field Day Reveals Mixed Beef Scores

by Duane Dailey
University Extension Writer
It has happened before, but always surprises. The biggest, best-looking beef cows had the worst genetic scores.
At the University of Missouri Thompson Farm Field Day this week, eight cows were sorted out for study by farm visitors. Four cows were top of the herd. Four were on the bottom.
They were sorted on genetic value scores from DNA testing. Cows that looked the

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