Genetics

Track difficult calvings to gain profit

Data that reveal the expected calving difficulty for specific bulls within breeds can generate huge cost savings in the long run for all producers in the industry, say experts at the University of Minnesota. Therefore, they say, if you get a handle on your herd's calving difficulty, you can make decisions that reduce financial loss. FULL STORY »

Finding a cow's inner dairyness

Much of the industry’s excitement about genomic screening has focused on having a new way to spot the same traits measured by progeny testing—like a cow’s potential for producing milk, butterfat and protein. But genomics promises a much richer lode of data, such as genetic predisposition to infertility, or resistance to disease, or how efficiently a cow converts feed into milk. FULL STORY »

Reproductive decision-making widgets

These new tools can help you make better reproductive management decisions on your dairy. FULL STORY »

Crossbreeding leads heifers to milking string faster

Research presented at the American Dairy Science Association meeting this past July compared the performance of the following crossbreds against Holstein heifers. FULL STORY »

Advance your reproductive knowledge

Sign up for this in-depth training that can help improve reproductive performance on your farm. FULL STORY »

5-day Cidr Synch: The missing protocol for dairy heifers

Although programs combining prostaglandin (PGF2α) treatments and heat detection are very effective for dairy heifers, many producers have to rely on Timed A.I. protocols to get their heifers bred due to a number of different reasons. FULL STORY »

How genomics may influence fertility

Making improvements in dairy cattle reproduction is being done in a myriad of ways. FULL STORY »

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