Information on crossbreeding, artificial insemination and beef cow nutrition before and after calving. Tips on choosing the right bull, storing and handling frozen semen, adding dietary fat to enhance reproduction and reducing uterine infections.
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The field day will feature topics on genomic and phenotypic selection of cattle, a new feeder calf marketing program, and tours of the Penn State Angus herd and Haller Research Farm.
Looking at genetics and other factors to build your beef herd. Webinar by Dr. Dan Kniffen
A costly, but extremely important, feature of the cow-calf herd is the selection and development of replacement heifers.
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This online course about raising beef cattle covers breeds, establishing facilities, nutrition and reproduction, and marketing and finances.
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This video will give helpful information for producers to use as they fine tune their heat detection skills.
Crossbreeding is a good idea because heterosis is free money.
Early weaning calves will be an effective management tool for many breeders and will improve subsequent performance of the cow herd.
By Dustin Heeter, John W. Comerford
After baling hay and fighting snow to feed the cows, a dead calf can be a frustrating and costly result. Preparation and timely action will help make a successful calving season.
This article discusses the decision-making process in buying a bull.
This article will highlight some of the “numbers” to be considered to be both reproductively efficient and profitable.
There are many advantages to green grass calving when compared to late winter early spring calving.
An AI program is needed to remain competitive for the sale of breeding stock and to improve traits of economic importance in these herds.
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.
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!
Reproduction is the most influential factor contributing to the profitability of a cow calf producer.