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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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Properly selecting and developing replacement heifers can have large impacts on the economics of a cow herd. We have known for 50 years how to select replacement heifers.

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Sire selection does not need to be overwhelming or complex. Centuries of work by geneticists and statisticians have allowed for the development of tools that help producers make decisions relative to the next bull you purchase; do not ignore them.

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Beef cattle managers deal with animal variation routinely for a variety of traits and issues. Many people may assume that management would be better if there was no animal variability.

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Most cows and heifers progress normally through the stages of labor – uterine contractions in early labor get the calf aimed toward the birth canal, the cervix dilates, and the calf starts through.

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As many beef producers get ready for calving to begin, they need to keep the health of their calves at the forefront of their planning.

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It is hard to believe where time goes. I often reflect at how it seems we blink in the cattle business and the next season is upon us. Currently, fall calving is completing, and spring calving is just around the corner.

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