As the breeding season for spring calving herds is getting closer, understanding heat stress in cattle takes on increased importance.
As the breeding season for spring calving herds is getting underway, understanding heat stress in cattle takes on increased importance.
Producers that are wanting to improve the genetic makeup of their beef herds very often turn to artificial insemination (AI) as a tool to accomplish that goal.
The best method for early pregnancy diagnosis will vary based on goals, costs and resources available.
Each year in August, it is time for an important reminder. Fall-calving season is here. In fact, the start of the fall calving season often begins before some producers expect it.
Cows and heifers that gestate in hot weather will often calve a few days earlier than expected.
Pounds of beef sold is a key number for cattlemen. Late calvers the cows that drag out the calving season, may cost producers more than extra work and management, they may actually be costing dollars.
Nutritional stress following artificial insemination (AI) has been reported to have negative effects on conception rates. This decrease in conception rates could be from an increase in embryonic mortality due to nutriti