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September 2, 2020


Several attempts to write the history of Akaushi have been made throughout the last 15+ years. Many inaccuracies have been disseminated and hopefully this article will provide guidance. Between Bill Fisher (Legendary Akaushi Genetics, a...

July 5, 2019

What does it take to be a donor female in the Myers-Cooper Akaushi herd...? The goal of embryo transfer is to propagate and disperse genetics from a top-end female into surrogate females. This way a producer can get more progeny out of the females deemed the most elite...

April 16, 2019

Which side are you on? Personally, I'm bi-partisan. Why...? The two breeds offer complimentary economic strengths and some of the largest Wagyu programs outside of Japan are capitalizing on their complimentary strengths.

I have been very blessed to be able to travel the...

October 3, 2017

Here is an article from Dr. Elisa Marques – - that gives actionable tips and insights about how to navigate the rough waters of implementing genomics in a genetic improvement program.

For those that are looking to implement technology in their breeding p...

June 15, 2017

On June 10-11, 2017 I attended the Passion for Prime Wagyu sale in Springfield, MO hosted and coordinated by AWA board member, Mike Kerby. Mr. Kerby did an outstanding job with the event again this year. On Friday evening there was a meal sponsored by Imperial Wagyu be...

March 22, 2017

I had a tremendous 10 days in Houston visiting with international cattle raisers and watching the Wagyu show on February 15th. I was joined by Alejandro Velezmoro, his wife Gina, and Javier Bentacourt....all are representatives of ASOWAGYU Colombia. Also, Alex Romero,...

February 20, 2017

Purchasing genetics is a tremendous investment for cattle producers. Not only the direct monetary investing but also the years and generations required to get back on track from making an uninformed decision. When buying new genetics, there are many important aspects t...

February 16, 2017

Esta es una pregunta que me hacen casi diariamente los productores y consumidores que están interesados ​​en esta raza de ganado y carne, pero no están seguros de cómo empezar. Tal vez el Akaushi es algo que se alinea muy bien con lo que actualmente hacen o tal vez es...

February 16, 2017

This is a question I’m asked almost daily by producers and consumers who are interested in this breed of cattle and beef but are not sure how to get started. Maybe Akaushi is something that aligns very well with what they currently do or maybe it’s a change of pace. As...

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Dr. Cooper is a beef cattle geneticist and Akaushi advocate that works with some of the largest and most elite fullblood Akaushi herds available. He utilizes both phenotypic and genetic selection criteria to help breeders achieve their goals.

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