Olds receives herd of Red Angus heifers for research project

November 4, 2020
Olds College has received a donation of 10 Red Angus heifers through a Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society initiative. Olds’ Technology Access Centre (TAC) for Livestock Production will be using the herd for a research project on feed intake and efficiency. Each heifer was donated by a different Red Angus producer from Western Canada, resulting in a herd with genetic diversity that will be beneficial for the research. The herd will also be used as a part of academic courses and students may be involved with the cattle through extra-curricular activities. The Western Producer (AB)