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Reproductive Tract Scoring Can Improve Yearling Heifer Performance

  • May 29, 2014
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    4 Reasons Synching Your Cows Pays Off 1

    We’re just finishing up the breeding season on our operation, utilizing artificial insemination (AI) and estrus synchronization (ES) to get heifers and cows bred. We’ll then turn out our bulls for summer clean-up. Over the years, we’ve tried a lot of different protocols, with varying degrees of success....More
  • May 1, 2014
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    I’m Likely In The Minority, But I Love Heat Detecting 6

    I love heat detecting and artificial insemination (AI) season. Heat detecting forces one to slow down and observe. If one is going to do a good job of heat detecting, it necessitates expending time....More
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    Oct 23, 2013
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    Simple Steps To Up Your Cow Herd’s Profitability 8

    Here are some other routine procedures that take very little extra time, and can help you develop a healthier, more productive and profitable cow herd....More
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    Sep 3, 2013
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    Industry Innovation Is One Thing, But Adoption Is Another

    Innovation and technology have enabled the smallest cowherd since 1963 to churn out about as much beef as it did when cow numbers were at their peak. But some tried and true technologies aren’t being utilized to the extent they should be....More
  • Jul 25, 2013
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    Straightbreeding Vs. Crossbreeding – Both Can Equal Success 3

    If you want to improve stayability, longevity and lifetime production of the cow, it can be done – with straightbred animals or with crossbred animals. But it’s simply easier and more cost effective to do it with a crossbred female....More
  • cow reproduction vital to ranch success
    Mar 25, 2013
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    Solving The "Open-Cow" Dilemma Requires Reproduction & Fertility Management 1

    The bottom line is that nothing about the cow is as economically important as reproduction. Burke Teichert explains how we can solve the "open cow" dilemma occurring in most cowherds....More

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