By : L.R. Sprott and B.B. Carpenter*, *Former Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Emeritus, and Professor and Extension Livestock Specialist, The Texas A&M University System, Courtesy of Agri-Life Extension
Estrus synchronization—which is a manipulation of the reproductive process—offers… Continue reading
Knowing when heifers have started cycling is key to future reproductive success.
SPRING VALLEY, Wis. [April 15, 2020] – The ability to get replacement heifers bred and calved out early are important indicators for how long heifers will stay in… Continue reading
DENVER – American Red, the new collaboration between the Red Angus Association of America and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, officially launched last month at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Tradeshow in San Antonio, Texas.
The innovative collaboration provides the… Continue reading
By : Gilda V. Bryant
Successful conception rates for cows and heifers start 30 to 60 days before the breeding season begins. Producers should understand that females produce one egg per heat cycle. The egg needs three weeks to mature,… Continue reading
By : Josh Stroh, M.S., Courtesy of hubbardfeeds.com
Strategies for improved rebreeding in first-calf heifers
I think we can all agree that an open first-calf heifer is a costly “uh-oh” for our bottom line. Getting that heifer to calve the… Continue reading
By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Beef producers that use artificial insemination in their breeding program use estrus synchronization to better utilize their labor resources both during breeding and calving seasons. Choosing the… Continue reading