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Reproduction

From the earliest genetic decisions to the final protocols for calving, discover the best information to improve your herd’s reproductive performance.

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A lot of choices are required when designing herd genetics. Selections are normally based on desired traits such as calving ease, milk production and weaning weights, while possible environmental interactions are often overlooked.

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Trichomoniasis, or Trich, is a venereal disease of cattle that can have serious economic consequences in the beef industry.

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Today’s cow-calf producers face uncertain times, as the U.S. cow herd is the smallest it has been in decades.

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Managing replacement heifers is a challenge for most cow-calf operators. This is a special group of females that have been selected to advance the herd.

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Over the past 20 to 30 years, the beef industry has made great use of genetic selection tools to improve economically important traits.

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Livestock producers now have the ability to check an animal’s DNA for various traits.

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