Dairy Reproduction and Genetics News

News published on January 20, 2009:

IPS Advances Sire Lineup With Genomics

Following the January 2009 sire summaries, International Protein Sires (IPS) advanced their proven sire lineup through exceptional additions.  Ron Sersland, President and CEO stated, "We also bolstered our...
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International Protein Sires
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News published on January 16, 2009:

Crossbreeding with Jersey sires – What have we learned?

The University of Minnesota began crossbreeding some of its Holstein heifers and cows to Jersey A.I. bulls at the St. Paul and Morris dairies more than 7 years ago. We were the first university to begin crossbr...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on January 2, 2009:

International Protein Sires to attend World Ag Expo

INTERNATIONAL PROTEIN SIRES, a worldwide supplier of Holstein and Jersey Genetics, will be exhibiting at the 2009 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California U.S.A. on February 10-12, 2009. "World Ag Expo is the l...
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International Protein Sires
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News published on November 27, 2008:

Genetic information advances the breeding of dairy cattle

In her doctoral thesis, Research Scientist Sirja Viitala of MTT Agrifood Research Finland demonstrated the impact of two candidate genes on the protein and fat content of milk and on the overall milk yield from...
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MTT Agrifood Research Finland news
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News published on November 17, 2008:

Dairy: New insights into synchronization

As more dairies adopt programs to synchronize ovulation, the more that’s learned about improving reproductive performance.OvSynch, the original ovulation synchronization program, is used blindly on cows, withou...
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Cornell University PRO-DAIRY
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News published on October 8, 2008:

Ovulation Potential Of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Versus GnRH

Experiments have shown human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) to be more effective than GnRH as a means to induce ovulation of follicles. Dosages used, however, have differed greatly among experiments. A study was ...
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Kansas State Univ. Cooperative Extension Service
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News published on August 26, 2008:

IPS Bolsters Sire Lineup with August Proofs

With the August 2008 sire summaries, International Protein Sires (IPS) bolstered their proven sire offering through exceptional additions. The current sire lineup also realized significant advancements accordin...
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International Protein Sires
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News published on August 26, 2008:

Factors causing uterine infections in cattle

Uterine infection is a major problem in reproductive management, second only to inefficient estrous detection. Cows with uterine infection in the early postpartum period generally have lower conception rates at...
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Penn State Cooperative Extension
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News published on July 18, 2008:

Top ten priorities for a successful heat detection program

1. Establish standard operating procedures: Cows should be observed at times and at a location where they are likely to express estrus. Establish a hormone program to induce estrus in cows and heifers. The stan...
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Virginia Cooperative Extension Dairy Pipeline
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News published on June 23, 2008:

I Can't Get My Cows Pregnant: Where Do I Start?

"I'm working harder than I ever have and am having more difficulty getting my cows pregnant."  This quote from a Central Minnesota dairy producer reflects the thoughts of dairy producers throughout the cou...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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