breeding soundness exam
K-State beef experts offer advice on bull management ahead of turnout
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Any coach of a winning athlete will say that success in competition is the result of the athlete’s nutrition and fitness preparation. Beef cattle experts… Continue reading
A bull’s health and fertility are critical to a successful breeding season. Now is the time to get those bulls their breeding soundness exams and begin to acclimate them to the breeding environment. Tune in to hear expert advice on… Continue reading
By : Olivia Amundson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu
Spring calving for some is underway, while for others is approaching quickly. This indicates the next breeding season is right around the corner. Percent of calf crop… Continue reading
By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Before the fall breeding season begins, a few simple management procedures involving the bulls can increase the likelihood of a high pregnancy percentage among the cows.
1) In multi-sire… Continue reading
Courtesy of animalscience.tamu.edu
Bulls provide the biggest proportion of calf crop genetics, so it is important to select a herd sire that can produce desired offspring.
Basics to consider in selecting a bull include breed type, parentage (pedigree), physical… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Although the spring calving season may still be ongoing, the next breeding season is only a few weeks away. Now is the time to schedule the old and new… Continue reading