Reproductive Management Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

Article published the March 29, 2017:
Introduction Testicular temperature of bulls must be 2 to 6° C cooler than body temperature to allow normal spermatogenesis and maturation of sperm. Exposure of bulls to increased ambient temperatures resu...
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Robert Wettemann
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Article published the January 27, 2017:
Maintaining a high level of reproductive efficiency is required if dairy herd profitability is to be maximized. Reproductive performance of a dairy herd is a function of certain management policies and how well...
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Ray Nebel
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Article published the November 11, 2016:
Artificial insemination is a powerful tool for genetic improvement that enhances the value of bred heifers. A longer duration of estrus and more mounting activity makes the detection of estrus in heifers easier...
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Ray Nebel
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Article published the September 30, 2016:
It is difficult to present scientifically defensible definitions and specifications for what constitutes "cow comfort", but there is no doubt those good managers "know it when they see it". Today's dairy cow m...
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Ray Nebel
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Article published the September 5, 2016:
Introduction Dairy farm profitability depends on a herd’s reproductive performance, but this relationship is complex. Farmers and consultants can easily assess reproductive performance by benchmarking pr...
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Julio GiordanoVictor E. Cabrera
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Article published the September 2, 2016:
Achieving high conception rate is one of the conditions for achieving efficient production of milk at farm level. For many years the Israeli dairy industry suffered, like other farms in warm areas, a significan...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the June 29, 2016:
When a farmer begin to think of setting up a dairy farm a number of queries and confusions are there but the foremost aim of a dairy owner is to maximize its profits and grow the business. To achieve this aim, ...
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Srijit Tripathi
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Article published the November 9, 2014:
Introduction The clinical endometritis of dairy cows influences the reproductive performance and causes economic losses (Leblanc et al 2006, Azawi 2008). Also, it causes the reduction of the body condition of ...
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Dursun Ali Dinç
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Article published the July 15, 2014:
Introduction Fertility of dairy cow is reduced in last few decades with increased productivity. Reduced fertility may limit the profitability and sustainability of dairy farms. Fertility is a multi-factorial ...
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Dr. Umesh Sontakke
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Article published the May 19, 2014:
INTRODUCTION The three largest expenses of the dairy business are: 1) feeding lactating dairy cows, 2) raising replacement heifers, and 3) labor. Reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows directly infl...
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Gustavo M. Schuenemann
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