Heifer age key to conception rate

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A national review of 362,512 heifers by USDA researchers shows that Holstein heifers have a 57 percent average conception rate. The researchers also confirmed that heifer age is a critical factor in getting heifers bred. They say conception rates are maximized in heifers between 15 and 16 months old. For more details, go to www.dairyherd.com.



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