Reproductive Tract Anatomy and Physiology of the Cow

Beef Cattle September 10, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF

Fact Sheet Written by:

Ron Parker and Clay Mathis, Extension Livestock Specialists

And Provided by:

New Mexico State University

Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the cow’s reproductive system is fundamental to good cattle management. Basic knowledge in this area will enable producers to do a better job of getting cows rebred, especially if artificial insemination and estrous synchronization are employed. It will also enable producers to better understand and control reproductive diseases and calving problems.

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