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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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It’s easy to forget about the bulls when you are a cow-calf producer. Usually, they are only actively working a few months each year, so it's tempting to put their health needs on the back burner. However, a successful breeding season depends on healthy bulls.

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The 101 bulls that were examined during the bull breeding soundness (BSE) clinics resulted in 89 satisfactory potential breeders and 12 bulls had significant problems.

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Preventing a “draft bust” in quarterback selection is the first step to build a winning team, says Pfizer Animal Health veterinarian Jason Osterstock.

But the genetic epidemiologist isn’t talking about football or the gridiron; he’s analyzing sire selections for beef cattle herds.

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Beef producers don’t want to miss out on profit potential when it comes to selection and performance of breeding bulls, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist.

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Look at it this way: Forage efficiency in cattle means more cash in a producer’s pocket and higher margins for feedlot operators.

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Bull shopping season is underway for many area cow-calf operators. Catalogs are starting to appear in the mail or online and considerable thought should be going into the genetic needs of a producer’s herd’s before setting out to a sale according to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

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