Citations with the tag: COWS -- Reproduction

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  • Calf season in Idaho.
    Thomas, Heather Smith // Country Journal; Jan/Feb99, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p8 

    Describes the life in Idaho during the calf season which falls from January until March. Number of calves born during the first three weeks of January; Signs that a cow is going into labor; Information on giving birth to a cow.

  • Are Cull Cows A Profit Center Or Economic Drain?
    Gessner, Heather; Rusche, Warren // Beef Expert Blog; 1/13/2014, p2 

    The article indicates that open cows in the herd have a negative impact on profit as they are consuming expensive inputs without contributing back to the operation, a reason for need for pregnancy-checking of the herd to identify open cows a as early in the season as possible.

  • Streptococcus pluranimalium in ovine reproductive material.
    Foster, G.; Hunter, L. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association; 2/20/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 8, p246 

    The article reports on the identification of the organism Streptococcus pluranimalium, which is said to be associate with the bovine reproduction disease in Scotland.

  • Pregnancy good news.
    Foster, G.; Hunter, L. // Farmers Weekly; 9/24/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 12, p48 

    The article focuses on the pregnancy diagnosis of the herds at Bisterne Estate in Hampshire, England.

  • 2 ways to value replacements.
    Foster, G.; Hunter, L. // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153); Mar2012, Vol. 316 Issue 3, pBP7 

    The article discusses various factors that support heifer values for cow herd replacements in the U.S. and mentions that it includes pullback in grain prices.

  • Keep beef cows cooled down in summer, too.
    HARPSTER, HAROLD // Prairie Farmer; Aug2011, p54 

    The article offers tips on how to keep cows comfortable and cool during the summer season in order to increase their conception rates as much as 30 percent.

  • Cow preg checks make more than cents.
    HARPSTER, HAROLD // Prairie Farmer; Nov2013, Vol. 185 Issue 11, p98 

    The article discusses several ways to conduct pregnancy checking on cows, including palpation, ultrasound, and blood test.

  • Conserve capital by rigorous culling.
    Fears, Robert // Western Farmer-Stockman; Jan2011, Vol. 134 Issue 1, pBP8 

    The article offers information on the need for a farmer to determine if the cow is the problem before culling a nonproducing cow.

  • Productive cows get to stay on farm.
    CROWNOVER, JERRY // Prairie Farmer; Dec2014, Vol. 186 Issue 12, p81 

    In this article, the author offers suggestion for selecting cows on dairy farm as long as they are productive.

  • Better fertility and health from cross breeding.
    Balsom, Aly // Farmers Weekly; 4/2/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 13, p50 

    The article reveals that Oxfordshire, England farmer David Christensen has found that cross breeding in Swedish Red cows can maintain yields and health while improving fertility.

  • Problem heifers turn into problem cows.
    McDonald, Steve // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583); Aug2012, pBP5 

    The article offers suggestions for handling heifers with a history of reproductive problem to avoid perpetuating a problem requiring caesarian section (c-section) surgery to relieve a cow from calves that are too large.

  • Pregnancy check tunes up cow herd.
    Gordon, Kindra // Nebraska Farmer; Feb2012, Vol. 154 Issue 2, p90 

    The article focuses on the significance of checking cows and heifers for pregnancy to help breeders identify problems in the cow herd in the U.S.

  • Tripling your herd the quick way.
    Gordon, Kindra // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 3/18/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p8 

    A photograph of the cow which gave birth to triplets, owned by Charles and Linda Kight is presented.

  • What is the best way to raise conception rates?
    Owen, Wendy // Farmers Weekly; 3/1/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 9, p38 

    Focuses on the ways of raising the conception rates of dairy cows discussed at a Milk Development Council seminar in Penrith, Cumbria, England. Description of blanket use; Factors influencing calving rates; Testing of the use of milk progesterone.

  • Reproductive traits should top your priority list.
    Owen, Wendy // Farmer-Stockman; Feb2011, Vol. 101 Issue 2, pBP10 

    The article lists several reproductive traits to be considered in beef cow operation including yield grade, weaning weight, and yearling weight.

  • Studies investigate when a cow is too old.
    NEWPORT, ALAN // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583); Feb2015, Vol. 153 Issue 2, pBP5 

    The article discusses the findings of various studies that were conducted on the reproductive performance of cows along with comments from Oklahoma State University emer­itus animal scientist Glenn Selk.

  • Determine a cow's value by her calves.
    FEARS, ROBERT // Farmer; Jun2016, Vol. 134 Issue 6, pBP6 

    The article discusses how the valuation of a cow is determined based on the quality of the weaned calves she produces thus leading to an improvement of the herd profitability.

  • Replacement-animal selection should advance herd genetics.
    Fears, Robert // Prairie Farmer; Feb2011, pBP10 

    The article provides tips for the cattle industry on the proper replacement-animal selection to advance herd genetics including the evaluation of conformation potential of heifers and the production records of the animal's parents.

  • Pregnancy issue must be addressed.
    Teague, Bill // New Zealand Dairy Exporter; Feb2006, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p66 

    Discusses issues concerning the reproductive problems of cows in New Zealand in 2006. Lack of information on reproductive problems; Web site that provides facts on the reproduction of cows; Types of abortions that occur on cows.

  • Problem heifers turn into problem cows.
    McDonald, Steve // Prairie Farmer; Aug2012, Vol. 184 Issue 8, Special section p5 

    The article focuses on the problems associated with performing a cesarean section (C-section) among cows.

  • Affiliated Events.
    McDonald, Steve // Veterinary Ireland Journal; Mar2014, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p159 

    The article offers information on the International Cow Fertility Conference to be held at the Castlecourt Hotel in Mayo, Ireland on May 18 to 21, 2014, which is hosted by trade bodies British Society of Animal Science and British Cattle Veterinary Association and the University College Dublin.

  • Looking Back.
    McDonald, Steve // Good Old Days Specials; Mar2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p4 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of witnessing a cow delivered her calf in one afternoon in March.

  • Health Politics.
    Lake, Rhody // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine; Oct2002, Issue 240, p124 

    Reports on the collaboration of the government with biotech company Mosanto for the promotion of genetically engineered bovine growth hormone (rBST) for cows in Canada. Effects of rBST on the cow's lactation; Health risks associated with rBST use; Impact of rBST on dairy farming.

  • Solving The "Open-Cow" Dilemma Requires Reproduction & Fertility Management.
    Teichert, Burke // Beef Expert Blog; 4/ 1/2013, p6 

    The author reflects on the implications of reproduction and fertility management on the problem of the "Open Cow" dilemma. As an older commercial rancher who observes what happens on the land and in the pasture, he offers his random thoughts on the issue. He tries to differentiate between...

  • Don't scrimp on nutrition for top suckler fertility.
    Balsom, Aly // Farmers Weekly; 8/20/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 7, p33 

    The article discusses the status of autumn-calving suckler herds in Great Britain in 2010. It cites that herds may experience fertility rewards if they take advantage of the season's more ideal cow conditions. It mentions that in some areas, autumn calves may still face the usual problem of cows...

  • Variance component estimation on female fertility traits in beef cattle.
    Rust, T.; Groeneveld, E. // South African Journal of Animal Science; 2001, Vol. 31 Issue 3/4, p131 

    Defines breeding objectives for Southern African beef cattle farmers and reviews different means of expressing genetic reproductive merit. Objective of a breeding program; Schematic representation of the reproductive cycle of cows; Summary of literature estimates of heritabilities and...

  • Drylot herd advantages.
    Rust, T.; Groeneveld, E. // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153); Mar2012, Vol. 316 Issue 3, p45 

    The article discusses the advantages of a confined cow-calf operation which include easier reproductive management, lower calf losses and increased marketing flexibility.

  • Get late-calving cows cycling sooner.
    Rust, T.; Groeneveld, E. // Dakota Farmer; May2012, p44 

    Then article presents information on rebreeding of late-calving cows in the U.S. and highlights that removing calves to reduce suckling, progestin treatment of cows prior to the breeding season, and early weaning can help in rebreeding of late-calving cows. INSET: Key Points.

  • Conserve capital by rigorous culling.
    Fears, Robert // Wisconsin Agriculturist; Jan2011, Vol. 242 Issue 1, pBP8 

    The article discusses the importance of rigorous culling of cows in the U.S. It states that it is necessary for moving the herd of high-fertility cows into an 80-day breeding period and identify low-fertility cows to be sold to decrease the capital expense. It notes that when cows are being...

  • Conserve capital by rigorous culling.
    FEARS, ROBERT // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153); Jan2011, pBP8 

    The article focuses on the need of farmers to conserve nonproducing cows through rigorous culling in order to save capital investment for production, thus producing more profits.

  • Conserve capital by rigorous culling.
    Fears, Robert // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583); Jan2011, Vol. 149 Issue 1, pBP8 

    The article offers tips on conserving capital investment by culling cow that does not produce calves.

  • Beef Notes.
    Fears, Robert // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583); Jun2013, Vol. 151 Issue 6, p55 

    The article offers world news briefs on the beef industry in 2013 including the significance of body condition in lactating and gestational cows for successful reproduction, the removal of calf from herd to boost breeding, and the soft demand for beef production.

  • Some cows' infertility linked to Y chromosome.
    Avant, Sandra // High Plains Journal; 5/12/2014, Vol. 132 Issue 19, p22B 

    The article presents results of the study of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the rationale behind the failure of some cows to get pregnant.

  • Defining the near-perfect cow.
    COOKE, R. P. // Missouri Ruralist; May2014, Vol. 154 Issue 5, pBP5 

    In this article, the author describes a Tennessee-based perfect cow, which stays on poor quality forage and raises a slick good calf that weighs 60 percent of her mid-summer weight and also mentions that she takes less than 60 minutes in nursing.

  • Effect of PGF2 alpha on Oestrus and Fertility rate in repeat breeder cows treated with Norgestomet-Oestradiol.
    Selvaraju, M.; Veerapandian, C. // Veterinary World; Oct2010, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p466 

    A total of 48 repeat breeder cows were equally divided in to two treatment groups as NOR and NOR-PG and were treated with norgestomet ear implants on day 10 following natural oestrus and a control group. At the time of ear implant insertion, 2 ml of SMB injection was administered intramuscularly...

  • Extremism in cattle is major reproductive disease of our day.
    COOKE, R. P. "DOC" // Farmer; Feb2015, Vol. 133 Issue 2, pBP8 

    The author discusses that extremism in cattle is the major reproduction and health concern in the U.S., noting the need for cows to breed back in several days after calving.

  • Studies investigate when a cow is too old.
    NEWPORT, ALAN // Wallaces Farmer; Feb2015, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p49 

    The article reports on a study on purebred Hereford cattle in Oklahoma, which determined the longevity of reproductive performance of beef cows and the factors that affects its reproduction which include the breeding, demographics, and soil quality.

  • Timing milk-based PAG preg tests.
    STERRY, RYAN // Wisconsin Agriculturist; Apr2015, Vol. 246 Issue 4, p17 

    The article discusses importance of timely identification of open or pregnant cows for ensuring success in reproductive management of dairy herd and discusses options to test for pregnancy through palpation, ultrasound, blood testing and milk based pregnancy-associated glycoproteins (PAG) testing.

  • Detecting heats is vital.
    Burke, Chris // New Zealand Dairy Exporter; Oct2007, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p158 

    The article reports that, for farmers to have any chance of achieving the industry target of 78 percent of their cows in-calf by six weeks mating, cows must have detectable heats. The notion that behavioral estrus is sensitive to stress is supported by some local science. Cycling cows will stop...

    Burke, Chris // Irish Farmers Monthly; Apr2010, p14 

    The article reports on Dawn Meats Group's development of a once-bred heifer production system in collaboration with the farmers, which will be monitored by the Save Our Sucklers (SOS) Club.

  • Low-cost heifer development strategies.
    GORDON, B. LYNN // Nebraska Farmer; Oct2014, Vol. 156 Issue 10, p62 

    The article offers information on the research by reproductive physiologist Rick Funston of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on low-cost cow herd reproduction strategies which he shared at the 46th Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting and Research Symposium in Lincoln in the summer of 2014.

  • Most valuable bulls sire the most calves.
    NEWPORT, ALAN // Carolina Virginia Farmer; Feb2013, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pBP8 

    The article focuses on a study which reveals that heifers which are sired by more bulls and bulls with larger scrotal circumference are more reproductive and produces more cows.

  • Deal with acidosis, a real dairy 'devil'.
    CARSON, VICKY // Carolina Virginia Farmer; Jan2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p22 

    The article offers information on ruminal acidosis that leads to poor performance, poor health and poor reproduction of dairy cows and cattle.

  • The role of genetics in supporting dairy cow fertility.
    Ramsbottom, George // Veterinary Ireland Journal; Mar2014, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p147 

    The article presents the study on the role of genetics in dairy cow fertility in Ireland. The study involved dairy cows in winter milk herds which were examined for milk production and fertility sub-index. Also examined is the method to increase herd genetic merit for fertility, assessment of...

  • Dates for your Diary.
    Ramsbottom, George // Veterinary Ireland Journal; Mar2014, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p159 

    A calendar of events related to veterinary medicine in Ireland from May to October 2014 including Irish Equine Veterinary Conference, International Cow Fertility Conference, and trade body Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland's Annual Conference 2014.

  • Research finds way to remove faulty sperm from AI process.
    Ramsbottom, George // Missouri Ruralist; Jun2012, Vol. 152 Issue 6, p30 

    The article presents a study, conducted by University of Missouri reproductive scientist Peter Sutovsky, which found the ability of cows and heifers to attain normal conception or pregnancy rates with semen that contains a much lower concentration of sperm.

  • Cull or Keep An Unbred Heifer?
    MCMILLAN, KEN // Progressive Farmer; Nov2016, Vol. 131 Issue 13, p33 

    The article presents questions and answers related to heritable infertility of a beef heifer, and the digging behavior of Brittany Spaniel dog.

  • Mineral management key to keeping cattle healthy.
    Wallheimer, Brian // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight; 12/23/2011, p2 

    The article offers author's views on beef producers' intake of minerals as part of an overall feeding plan. According to him minerals are becoming an important issue as feed options have changed. He states that if minerals including zinc, copper and manganese, are out of balance, a cow can have...

  • Winter nutrition/health.
    Hilton, W. Mark // BEEF; Sep2010, Vol. 46 Issue 13, p12 

    In this article, the author discusses the importance of formulating a nutritional plan for winter with the help of the herd-health veterinarian or beef nutritionist. He highlights the impact of the nutritional status of the cows on the ability to reproduce which indirectly affects the profit. He...

  • Preg-Check Your Cows, Please!
    Anderson, Les // Beef Expert Blog; 10/20/2012, p6 

    The author discusses the benefits that cow producers can get from performing pregnancy-checking in their cows. Pregnancy testing enables producers to determine "open" or non-pregnant cows. In addition, they will have the chance to estimate when cows will be calving based on the age of the fetus...

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