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A.I. & BREEDING

From estrus and heat detection to genomics and sexed semen, discover the latest information to improve reproductive performance.

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The world’s population trends imply that land and livestock producers throughout the world need to grow production of protein, grain and fibre by a significant percentage in the coming decades.

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A dairy cow’s immune system, along with reproduction, is an important fitness trait.

It’s a trait that’s of major consideration for producers because the ability to find and identify cows with a superior immune response can reduce disease incidence and improve milk quality and farm profitability.

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Polled dairy cattle trace back at least as far as pedigree records have been kept.

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Your best cow is in standing heat this morning. Just two weeks ago, she was diagnosed pregnant. Bummer! The first thing you want to do is find someone to blame.

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Robotic milking has established itself more and more across the country – to the detriment of tiestall barns. Although this milking and herd management method provides several advantages, it also requires producers to adapt their level of management and choice of bulls in order to achieve success.

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Reproductive synchronization protocols, along with renewed attention to detail, are integral parts of dairy reproductive success.

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