The value of a herd mating program

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An article in the February 2013 Miner Institute Farm Report looks at the value of a herd mating program.

There are several reasons why a dairy producer might decide to utilize a herd mating program, says Jerry Emerich, dairy coordinator with Select Sire Power, Inc. In the Farm Report article, he explains some of the reasons, including:

1. Inbreeding management.
2. Recessive gene management.
3. Added herd longevity.
4. Selection of the “right sires” to meet your herd goals.
5. Added labor and time savings for busy dairy producers.

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Source: William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute

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