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NALF Board Meeting Update: April 2020


The NALF board and its President, Curt Wieczorek, conducted its Spring board meeting via an online platform this year due to Covid-19 restrictions. A productive meeting was held given the change as board members looked to the future for providing services offered by the association to its membership.

Treasurer, Dr. Mark [ ]

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What is LimVision?


LimVision is the collaboration between Neogen and the North American Limousin Foundation to increase genomic marker information on females to increase accuracy of EPDs in the NALF herdbook. A limited number of research 50K genotypes and rebate funds will be available for the project.

Are you a LIMS member interested [ ]

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BIF Online Symposium Program Announced


This year’s BIF Research Symposium and Convention moves to virtual event scheduled for the week of June 8.

It was announced on April 2 the Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) board of directors, along with the Florida 2020 BIF Research Symposium and Convention committee, made the decision to transition this year’s conference [ ]

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NALF 2020 Committee Chairmen and Members


The North American Limousin Foundation President makes appointments to several committees each year. These committees exist to ensure certain aspects of the association run properly. They give a voice to the membership by bringing their needs and concerns to the board. The following is a description of the ten committees [ ]

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Shuck Brothers Chosen as the South Dakota Commercial Producers for 2020


Loren, Lincoln, and Cody Shuck of Union Center, S.D. were chosen by the South Dakota Limousin Association as their 2020 Commercial Producers.

The brothers raise close to 600 Limousin influenced commerical cows on approximately 15,000 acres, covering 3 counties in northwestern South Dakota. Their grandparents homesteaded in western South Dakota in [ ]

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Proof of Superior Feed Efficiency Utilizing Limousin and Lim-Flex® Genetics


Limousin places 11 bulls in GrowSafe Systems® 2020 list of the Top 150 Proven bull list for Residual Feed Intake, (RFI). WULFS XCELLSIOR also achieved number 1 ranking for RFI on the Top 150 Proven Bull List. NALF, (North American Limousin Foundation) also listed 7 bulls in the top 35 [ ]

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Foundation Update


The single-step National Cattle Evaluation that is provided through International Genetic Solutions continues to grow and advance. Membership has now grown to 17 participating breed associations and over 18 million head of cattle being represented in the weekly evaluations. Information and EPDs provided on the evaluation will continue to expand [ ]

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Donations Due December 15 for the Genetics on Ice Benefit Auction


The National Western Stock Show will soon be upon us and plans are being made for every aspect. The Genetics on Ice Benefit Auction has been scheduled for Monday evening, January 13, 2020 at the Double Tree Hotel. The Benefit Auction is the major fundraiser for the NJLSC and the [ ]

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Our Thoughts & Prayers Go Out to the Zilverberg Family


John Zilverberg, 106, of Highmore passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Prairie Heights in Aberdeen.

John Zilverberg was born August 2, 1913 to Jake and Lutske (Wiersma) Zilverberg, emigrant parents from the Netherlands. He was the second of five children. He moved with his family from Tyndall to Tripp, then [ ]

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Foundation Update


NALF is looking forward to the partnership with Limousin 365 as they begin to publish the ‘Official Publication of the Limousin Breed’ at the beginning of the new year. NALF will have article contribution in the Limousin 365 print publications but will also keep the membership updated electronically through the [ ]

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Limousin cattle deliver to your bottom line. With superior genetics, a simple crossbreeding plan and state-of-the-art selection tools, the Limousin breed will serve profit-minded cow/calf producers. In today’s competitive markets, taking advantage of all available opportunities is key. The Limousin breed offers a variety of options from Fullblood to Purebred to the Lim-Flex® hybrid (Limousin x Angus cross) to match your program’s needs and market goals. Crossbreeding for the right blend of muscle, maternal ability and profit is easy with Limousin seedstock.

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