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Source: University of Florida, Jonael Bosques Did you know that Florida ranks 9th in the nation when it comes to cow-calf numbers? Beef cattle production was instrumental in building Florida’s economy. Our state was the first to have a beef industry,...
Source: University of Missouri Extension Scott Poock Extension Veterinarian, College of Veterinary Medicine Jordan Thomas Assistant Professor, Animal Sciences Emily Smith Graduate Research Assistant, Animal Sciences An excellent herd health program is an important component of overall management for reproductive efficiency, as health can significantly impact...
Source: University of Florida Philipe Moriel and Joao Vendramini INTRODUCTION The primary goal of precalving supplementation of protein and energy is to increase body condition score (BCS) of beef cows before calving, which is positively correlated with reproductive success of cows during...
Source: Utah State University Introduction Reproduction could be considered the most important production trait on a cow-calf operation. Economic outputs are sustained when cattle rebreed and calve every year in a timely manner. However, when cattle are unable to rebreed efficiently,...
Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Kacie McCarthy, UNL Cow-Calf Specialist Shelby Rosasco, Beef Specialist, University of Wyoming T.L. Meyer, Nebraska Extension Educator A successful breeding season requires planning. Estrus synchronization is one tool that can benefit cattle producers if used correctly. Estrus synchronization can...
Source: University of Missouri Extension Scott Poock Extension Veterinarian, College of Veterinary Medicine Jordan Thomas Assistant Professor, Animal Sciences Emily Smith Graduate Research Assistant, Animal Sciences An excellent herd health program is an important component of overall management for reproductive efficiency, as health can significantly impact...
Source: University of Missouri Bill Lamberson Professor, Animal Sciences Jordan Thomas Assistant Professor, Animal Sciences Crossbreeding in commercial beef cattle production improves efficiency through heterosis and breed complementation (Figure 1). Heterosis or hybrid vigor is an advantage in performance of crossbreds compared to the...
Source: BCRC, www.BeefResearch.ca Heifers take longer to start cycling after having their first calf than mature cows do. This means that if heifers are bred to calve at the same time as the main cow herd they are already behind coming...
Source: University of Maryland Extension, Sarah Potts The overall goal for a seasonal cow-calf operation should be to have cows calve roughly every 365 days (or once per year).  Some management tools, such as estrus synchronization programs, can be used to...
Source: EmGenisys, Inc. news release The latest patent issued to EmGenisys, Inc., an animal health company that aims to improve success rates in embryo transfer (ET) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) for cattle producers, will be a game changer for...
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