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  • Aug 19, 2011
    blog

    Extended Calving Season Limits Profitability

    An extended calving season limits the ability to maximize profitability. To illustrate this point, I’ve created a “virtual herd.”...More
  • Mar 17, 2011
    video

    Video: Factors Influencing AI Success

    How heifers are developed from weaning to breeding, and how they're handled immediately after being bred AI, can have a big influence on the ultimate success of an AI program....More
  • Mar 17, 2011
    video

    Video: A x B x C x D = Reproductive Success

    There can be any number of problems that affect the ultimate success of an AI program. Willie Altenburg with Genex explains the equation for reproductive performance that he uses when he troubleshoots an less-than-successful AI program....More
  • May 1, 2010
    blog

    Genetic Rut Gets Deeper As Cattle Industry Ignores Crossbreeding

    Crossbreeding systems that exploit heterosis and complementarity and match genetic potential with market targets, feed resources and climate provide the most effective means of breeding for production efficiency...More

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