Content tagged "dairy cattle:reproduction"

Dairy Cattle Reproduction

Dairy Updated: July 05, 2017

Getting dairy cattle rebred in a timely fashion is critical for dairy farm profitability. To accomplish this objective, information is provided on artificial...

Dairy Reproduction Featured Videos

Dairy Updated: March 02, 2017

Reproductive success is vital to the profitability and sustainability of any dairy farm. Good management practices are an important component of running an...

Improving Artificial Insemination Techniques

Dairy Updated: June 17, 2016

It is well known that daughters of sires available through artificial insemination (A.I.) produce more milk than daughters of sires used in natural service....

Maneje el Semen Sexado con Cuidado para Maximar le Fertilidad de las Novillas

Dairy Updated: March 15, 2016

In English: Handle Sexed Semen with Care to Maximize Heifer FertilityLos productores lecheros, encargados del hato, veterinarios y consultores monitorean...

Handle Sexed Semen with Care to Maximize Heifer Fertility

Dairy Updated: March 15, 2016

en Español: Maneje el Semen Sexado con Cuidado para Maximar le Fertilidad de las NovillasDairy producers, herd managers, veterinarians, and consultants...

Checklist for Nutritional Aspects for Improving Reproductive Efficiency

Dairy Updated: February 15, 2016

En Español: Lista de Chequeo de Aspectos Nutricionales para Mejorar la Eficiencia Reproductiva This article is part of our series of original articles on...

La Economía del Estrés por Calor: Implicaciones para el Manejo

Dairy Updated: January 15, 2016

In English: Economics of Heat Stress: Implications for ManagementPrácticamente todo el sur de los Estados Unidos y las áreas cerca del ecuador están sujetas...

Estrategias para Mejorar la Reproducción Durante el Verano

Dairy Updated: January 15, 2016

In English: Strategies to Improve Reproduction During SummerSi usted está interesado en la producción de leche especializada u orgánica, lea este...

Estrategias de Enfriamiento Durante el Estrés por Calor

Dairy Updated: January 15, 2016

In English: Cooling Strategies During Heat StressEl estrés por calor (EC) puede ser considerado como la suma de todas las fuerzas que actúan sobre la vaca...

Genética y Genómica: Una Introducción

Dairy Updated: January 15, 2016

La genética es una rama de biología enfocada en la herencia y la variación de los organismos. En términos más simples, la genética se centra en las...

Dairy Cow Synchronization Protocol Sheet

Dairy Updated: January 16, 2015

Matthew Lucy1 and Joseph Dalton2 1University of Missouri, Columbia, MO2University of Idaho, Caldwell, ID Artificial insemination (AI) has been integral in...

Strategies to Improve Reproduction During Summer

Dairy Updated: June 17, 2014

en Español: Estrategias para Mejorar la Reproducción Durante el VeranoPlease check this link first if you are interested in organic or specialty dairy...

Economics of Heat Stress: Implications for Management

Dairy Updated: June 17, 2014

en Español: La Economía del Estrés por Calor: Implicaciones para el ManejoVirtually the entire southern United States and areas closer to the equator are...

Cooling Strategies During Heat Stress

Dairy Updated: June 17, 2014

en Español: Estrategias de Enfriamiento Durante el Estrés por CalorHeat stress can be considered as the sum of all the forces acting on the cow to increase...

Assessment of an Activity Monitoring System for Detection of Estrus and Timing of Artificial Insemination in Lactating Dairy Cows

Dairy Updated: January 30, 2014

Despite the widespread adoption of hormonal synchronization protocols that allow for timed artificial insemination (TAI), detection of behavioral estrus...

Evaluating the Economic Value of Changing the Reproductive Management Program for a Specific Dairy Farm

Dairy Updated: January 30, 2014

Dairy farm profitability depends on a herd’s reproductive performance, but this relationship is complex. Farmers and consultants can easily assess...

Strategies for Success in Heat Detection and Artificial Insemination

Dairy Updated: September 24, 2012

The failure to detect heat is a common and costly problem of artificial insemination (AI) programs and a major limiting factor of reproductive performance on...

Solutions to Infertility Caused by Heat Stress

Dairy Updated: May 21, 2012

Depressed reproductive function during heat stress is one of the most difficult problems to solve on the dairy. Cows exposed to heat stress suffer from two...

Economics of Reproduction and Genetics: The Quality of the Pregnancy

Dairy Updated: May 21, 2012

The term "quality of the pregnancy" refers to the value of the calf that is going to be born. The genetic merit of the calf affects the phenotypic...

Reproductive Management Systems for Artificial Insemination of Dairy Heifers

Dairy Updated: January 18, 2011

Artificial insemination (AI) of dairy heifers provides numerous advantages to the dairy producer. Foremost is the opportunity to improve the entire herd's...

When to Pregnancy Check Dairy Cattle and Why

Dairy Updated: August 17, 2010

Early identification of nonpregnant dairy cows and heifers post breeding can improve reproductive efficiency and pregnancy rate by decreasing the interval...

The Economics of Sexed Semen in Dairy Heifers and Cows

Dairy Updated: August 17, 2010

The goal with sexed semen is to produce a calf of a specific sex. Sexed semen is widely available now, and many dairy producers are using it to obtain more...

Strategies for Optimizing Reproductive Management of Dairy Heifers

Dairy Updated: August 17, 2010

Please check this link first if you are interested in organic or specialty dairy production The overall goal of a replacement heifer program is to rear...

Pregnant vs. Open: Getting Cows Pregnant and the Money it Makes

Dairy Updated: August 17, 2010

1University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Dairy Science, Madison, WI2University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN3Valley...

Methods for Diagnosis and Monitoring of Pregnancy in Dairy Cattle and their Implementation

Dairy Updated: August 17, 2010

Early identification of nonpregnant dairy cows and heifers post breeding can improve reproductive efficiency and pregnancy rate by decreasing the interval...

Connect with us

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Google+

Welcome

This is where you can find research-based information from America's land-grant universities enabled by eXtension.org

LOCATE

Latest Tweets

USDA / NIFA

This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.