Read the Progressive Dairyman Canada digital edition
advertisement
breadcrumbs

A.I. & BREEDING

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

LATEST

The science of monitoring milk yield and deviations from the expected lactation curve dates back more than half a century – when Dairy Herd Improvement testing began.

Read more ...

Across the dairy industry, every successful, profitable producer has a strong interest in reproductive efficiency. However, reproductive goals, protocols and procedures are different on every farm and are most often based on tradition, cost, labour availability and reproductive performance.

Read more ...

Technological advancement is transforming our society at a breathtaking pace. Several formerly utopian technologies have become democratized in recent years and are now essential for the survival of businesses.

Read more ...

That semen tank sitting in the corner of the barn office or vet room generally goes unnoticed except for the times you are pulling out a dose of semen from one of your favourite sires.

Read more ...

From stud to straw, and all the way to the milking string, a recent bus tour in the U.S. Midwest showcased each step of the process of creating elite genetics.

Read more ...

Twinning rates are on the rise for high-production cows, and you don’t have to look hard or long to see that is bad news, says Paul Fricke, professor of dairy science at the University of Wisconsin.

Read more ...