Heifer fertility factors

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When it comes to heifer fertility, reproductive experts say to focus your efforts on those factors that you can control through your actions and decision-making.

In the March 2013 William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute Farm Report, Katie Ballard looks at these heifer fertility factors that humans control:

  • Heat detection efficiency
  • Heat detection errors
  • Skill of the inseminator

Ballard says her discussion points are inspired by a presentation given by Phil Senger at the 2003 Western Dairy Management Conference.

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Source: March 2013 William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute Farm Report



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