LATEST NEWS FROM Dairy Reproduction

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14:07PM Jun 18, 2020

Transition Trials - Environment Impacts Cows More Than We Think

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

The environment the cow is in during the transition period is tremendously impactful.

10:48AM Jun 04, 2020

Lifetime Calf Health and Productivity Starts Before Birth

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

What happens to calves in the last three months before they are born can influence their own lifetime outcomes, and even those of their offspring.

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08:35AM May 14, 2020

Could Bulls Descending From the 1800s Help Alleviate Inbreeding?

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Use of these unique genetic bulls could reintroduce lost genetic variation.

07:00AM May 08, 2020

Early Breeding of Heifers May be Weighing You Down

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

Just because a heifer can get pregnant to calve at 21 months doesn’t necessarily mean she should be bred that early.

16:04PM Apr 30, 2020

Could Extending Calving Intervals Extend Your Budget?

Taylor Leach
AgWeb Contributor

Extending the lactation period of high-yielding cows can improve main reproductive measurements, such as fertility.

13:55PM Apr 28, 2020

Cesarean Selection Success

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

Veterinarians have at least eight options for doing a cesarean section (c-section) in cattle, but most rely on only one.

09:18AM Apr 03, 2020

Should You Keep Every Heifer That Calves?

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Each culling decision should be a bit individualized, based on a heifer's genetic background and health history.