Reproduction and Genetics

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Heat Detection and Timing of Insemination for Cattle
Heat Detection and Timing of Insemination for Cattle - Articles Articles
Topics covered in this publication include information about the bovine estrous cycle, heat detection, optimal timing of insemination, and tools for management. More
Basic Beef Production Guidelines
Basic Beef Production Guidelines - Articles Articles
Raising beef cattle can be a profitable enterprise. However, there are several management skills that each beef producer should have to be successful. More
Factors Causing Uterine Infections in Cattle
Factors Causing Uterine Infections in Cattle - Articles Articles
Topic areas in this publication include nutritional factors, environment, calving assistance, postpartum infusions, inaccurate heat detection, and organisms. More
Artificial Insemination Technique
Artificial Insemination Technique - Articles Articles
This article provides a review for those already familiar with AI technique, emphasizing reproductive anatomy, sanitation, and accuracy of semen deposition. More
Storing and Handling Frozen Semen
Storing and Handling Frozen Semen - Articles Articles
This article covers proper semen tank management, thawing of semen, insemination of synchronized groups, and additional pointers. More
Docile cattle are often more profitable cattle
Effects of Docility in Beef Cattle - Articles Articles
There is significant information available to show that cattle with a bad disposition will influence economically important production traits. More
Enhancing Reproduction
Added Fat in the Ration of Beef Cows to Enhance Reproduction - Articles Articles
Evidence suggests that the addition of limited fat supplements to the diet of beef cows prior to breeding will enhance reproduction. More
Black Baldy and calf
Beef Cow Nutrition Before and After Calving - Articles Articles
Supplying adequate nutrition to the cow is critical during the 60 days prior to calving and immediately after calving. More
The Angus Hereford cross is one of the most proven and sought after crosses. The resulting offspring are called Black or Red Baldies.
Is Crossbreeding For You - Articles Articles
The benefits of crossbreeding systems in the beef sector have been extensively researched over the years and they are as relevant and important today as ever. More
Prepare Early for Easy Calving
Prepare Early for Easy Calving - Articles Articles
The spring season on beef cattle operations, usually means heavy calving as well as preparing the pastures. Here are a few tips that will help to keep you prepared and make calving season easy! More
Controlled Calving Season is Controlled Management
Controlled Calving Season is Controlled Management - Articles Articles
The key to successful management in a cow herd is being able to plan health, feeding, and marketing programs that will be effective and efficient. More
Building the Reproductive Plan Building the Reproductive Plan - Webinars
Looking at genetics and other factors to build your beef herd. Webinar by Dr. Dan Kniffen More
Using Artificial Insemination in a Commercial Breeding Herd Using Artificial Insemination in a Commercial Breeding Herd - Articles
An AI program is needed to remain competitive for the sale of breeding stock and to improve traits of economic importance in these herds. More
Cows with calves on grass
Green Grass Calving - Articles Articles

Green Grass Calving

Daniel M. Kniffen

There are many advantages to green grass calving when compared to late winter early spring calving. More
Reproduction by the Numbers
Reproduction by the Numbers - Articles Articles

Reproduction by the Numbers

Daniel M. Kniffen

This article will highlight some of the “numbers” to be considered to be both reproductively efficient and profitable. More
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