Courtesy of: NDSU Extension Service
Fall is the time when beef cattle producers make many management and labor decisions, including repairing cattle working… Continue reading
NDSU researchers compare pregnancy diagnosis via transrectal ultrasound with pregnancy detection via the BioPRYN system to determine pregnancy status and whether BioPRYN is a useful tool for beef producers to group cows according to predicted calving date.
In the U.S.… Continue reading
Two technologies that are available to producers to utilize to detect pregnancy in heifers or cows are blood tests and ultrasound. These two technologies can be utilized to detect pregnancy as early as 30 days post breeding. Early detection of… Continue reading
Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
The effects of heat stress on reproductive performance of beef cows has been discussed by many animal scientists in a variety of ways. After reviewing the scientific literature available up… Continue reading
By : Dr. Les Anderson, Beef Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky
Jeff, Darrh, and I were chatting the other day and, amazingly, we all agreed on something! Over our many miles of travel this winter/spring, we have seen more ribs… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Prolapses occur occasionally in beef cows. Most prolapses occur very near the time of calving. Two distinct kinds of prolapse exist.
Uterine prolapse usually occurs at calving or soon… Continue reading