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When to Intervene During Calving
When it comes to success at calving, there are some things beyond the farmers control, writes a Kentucky veterinarian. ...
How Can I Feed to Optimize Sexual Maturation of Beef Heifers?
Ranch profit is hugely hit by replacement heifer rearing and any strategies to assist in getting animals to sexual maturity faster is a major goal for the beef industry. ...
In the Showring: Meet Alicia, Young Beef Ambassador
Showing cattle, beef fertility and cow nutrition are up for discussion as we meet a National Beef Ambassador in the first in a series of articles from the 2015 team....
Steps to Ensure Cows Are Prepared for Breeding
Many trials met each breeding season could have been addressed as early as the previous calving, says a Kentucky beef expert. ...
Developmental Disease in Ayrshires is Inheritable
A worrying disease in Ayrshire calves causing growth and intellectual retardation has been discovered by Finnish scientists. ...
Doing Beef the US Way: Improved Lifestyle and Profit
American cattle breeding techniques are saving costs and yielding results for an award winning farmer in Ireland. ...
Calving Preparation Guidelines: Start Planning Now
If you're spring calving this year then there is still time to get handling gates working properly if necessary, says Teagasc, Ireland's Agriculture and Food Development Authority. ...
Angus Bulls on Dairy Farms: As Easy as Black and Black and White
Docile, fertile and easy calving, Aberdeen-Angus cattle have complimented an Irish dairy herd for nearly twenty years. ...
Cow Age: When Is She Too Old?
Sky high cattle prices are prompting ranchers to keep cows that may have one more calf in them, but how can you tell is she is good for another year?...
Don't Underestimate Importance of Dry Cow Feeding
Body condition as a key influence on getting beef cows cows back in calf was stressed at this year's Agriculture Food and Development Authority (Teagasc) national beef conference. ...
BVD Vaccinations Improve Reproductive Performance
A 45 per cent decrease in abortion and significantly lower rates of fetal infection were reported in cattle vaccinated for bovine viral diarrhea virus. ...
Schmallenberg Virus And its French Effect
A team of French scientists have analysed farm records to assess how Schmallenberg virus spread across the country....
EBBE - Managing Cows and Heat Detection
As well as an appropriate heat detection system, housing, feed intake and stress all play a part in cow fertility, according to the European Board of Bovine Experts. ...
Nutrition of Autumn-calving Dry Cows
Advisers at Teagasc offer timely advice for an autumn calving herd, foregrounding body condition score and mineral balance....
Improving Science Behind the Hereford
Hereford cattle are having their carcase trait and feed conversion credentials proven by a progeny evaluation project. ...
 
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